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.

Hr Madmoors

Field in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Hr Madmoors(probably'marshland used as meadow', v. mǣd, mōr, cf.Madgrove in Ch. Knowle par. infra; for the development to Mad -, cf.Madden Gl 3 34)