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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mackley Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sudbury

Historical Forms

  • Mak(k)elai, Mackelai, Mackele(e), Mackeleg(e), Mackelegh, Mackeley(e), Mackel' c.1141 Tutbury Rich1 Hast 1210 Cur 1211 1252 DunstAn 1252 FF 1472 WollCh
  • Ma(c)kley(e) 1415 DuLaMB 1439 AddCh 1470 WollCh


'Macca's clearing', v. lēah ; cf. Mackworth, Makeney supra 479, 589 for the same pers.n.