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.

Manton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Manton

Historical Forms

  • Malmetun 1061–66 KCD819(S1059) m12 Dugdi 1066–87 RRAN m12 ChronPetro 1067 AD 12 Fees c1128 12 c1140 1212
  • Malmetune 1086 DB
  • Malmetuna c1115 LS
  • Malmetona c1145 Dane
  • Malmeton(') 1208 FF c1216 CNat m14 Cur 1220 Welles 1225 Fees 1242–43 Cl 1265 RH 1275 QW 1281 Pat 1290 FA 1428 Morden 1695
  • Malmetone 1310 FF
  • Malmton 1276 RH
  • Mameltune (sic) 1086 DB
  • Maunton 1246 Ipm 1431 FA 1501 Ipm 1526 Sub
  • Mawnton 1493–1500 EPC 1535 VEiv
  • Mawnton als Manton 1671 Red
  • Maulmton 1675 Ogilby
  • Mannton 1501 Ipm
  • Manton 1555 Pat 1576 LER 1584 AD

Etymology

The farmstead, village on sandy soil', v. malm , tūn , topographically appropriate; cf. The Sand Close in f.ns. (b) infra . Forms in Mau -, Maw - are due to vocalisation of -l -.

Places in the same Parish

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