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.

Bryan Mills

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lockington

Historical Forms

  • molendinum Brianesmiln, Brianesmiln 1236 Meaux
  • molendinum aquaticum Bryanmylne, Bryanmylne 1235–49 Melsa
  • Brienesmyln 1238 Ch
  • Bryan Mylne 1535 VE


Bryan Mills is molendinum Brianesmiln , Brianesmiln 1236Meaux , molendinum aquaticum Bryanmylne , Bryanmylne 1235–49 Melsa, Brienesmyln 1238 Ch, Bryan Mylne 1535 VE. v. myln . The pers. name is ME  Brian , found in Yorkshire in the 13th century.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement