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.

Milborne Mamford

Early-attested site in the Parish of Milborne St Andrew

Historical Forms

  • Milborne Mamford 1611 Hutch3
  • Mainford 1795 Boswell


Milborne Mamford (lost), Milborne Mamford 1611 Hutch3, Mainford 1795 Boswell, v. par. name supra . Its location is unknown, but it should perhaps be associated with Mel (l )eb (o )urneford (e ) mentioned under Milborne Stileham par. supra , cf. also Giles de la Forde m13 (c. 1447) Vaux , v. ford . Mam -, Main - may represent (ge)mǣne 'communal'.