English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Monk Moors

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bootle

Historical Forms

  • Munkemore in Cauplande c.1290 Furness


Presumably so named from the monks of Furness Abbey. v. mōr .