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 Milnfield

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1751 LindDep
  • Milnefeild Close 1661 LindDep
  • the great Milne feild wher the Milne lately stood 1673 LindDep
  • the West Mil-feild 1687 LindDep
  • milnefeild close 1698 LindDep
  • Milnfield 1721 LindDep 1746 LindDep
  • the Mill - Field 1739 LindDep
  • the Mill Fielld 1747 LindDep

Etymology

the Milnfield1751(Milnefeild Close 1661, the great Milne feild wher the Milne lately stood 1673, the West Mil-feild 1687, milnefeild close 1698, Milnfield 1721,the Mill -Field 1739, Milnfield 1746, the Mill Fielld 1747, v. myln, feld, cf. the Millers house 1671, 1698)