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.

Gilmoreboug

Field in the Parish of Stainburn

Historical Forms

  • Gilmoreboug c.1270 StB

Etymology

Gilmoreboug(the first element, as suggested by Ekwall(ScandCelts69), seems to be the OIr  personal name Gillamaire or Gillamuire,'servantof Mary.' The second element is probably miswritten, and cannot be cor-rected with certainty)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement