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.

the old mill

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • the old mill c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier
  • Milmeare l.17 Terrier

Etymology

the old mill c. 1715, c. 1720 (v. ald), the Mill Balk 1708, c. 1720, the Mill Baulk 1708 (18), c. 1715, 1724 (v. balca), Millmeare 1694, 1745, Milmeare l. 17 (with mere 1 or (ge) mǣre) (v. myln)