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.

Mikelbergh

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Mikelbergh 1463 MktHPR
  • mekelbarogh 1494 MktHPR
  • miculbergh 1507 Wyg
  • Mickilbergh 1523 Wyg
  • mickelborow 1722 Terrier
  • Mickleborough 1744 Terrier
  • Mykelbarogh northe 1494 MktHPR

Etymology

Mikelbergh 1463, mekelbarogh 1494, miculbergh 1507, miculbarow 1507, 1514, Mickilbergh 1523, Micklebar (r) ow 1635, 1638, 1703, mickelborow 1722, Mickleborough 1744, Mykelbarogh northe 1494 (v. norð) (v. micel, mikill, berg)