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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Cleator

Historical Forms

  • mill of Thoraldewath, Thoraldwath 1294 Cl
  • Thoraldwait 1322 Cl
  • Thoroldwath 1350 Ipm


It may represent mill of Thoraldewath , Thoraldwath 1294 Cl, Thoraldwait 1322 Cl, Thoroldwath 1350 Ipm. 'Thor (v )ald 's ford,' v. vað .