Early-attested site in the Parish of Tedburn St Mary
- Melewis 1086 DB
- Melehiwiss 1242 Fees785 1329 Ass
v. hiwisc . This may contain the element mǣle , 'variegated,' discussed under Meldon supra 203, or it may contain the pers. name Mægla or Mǣla , as suggested by Professor Ekwall.