English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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the Myers Cl Far Myers Middle Myers cl

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1750 LindDep 1838 TA
  • the Myers Cl 1739 LindDep 1747 LindDep
  • Myers Close 1661 LindDep
  • the Mires Close 1671 LindDep 1739 LindDep 1747 LindDep
  • mires close 1698 LindDep
  • the mires close ( s ) 1698 LindDep
  • the Mires Closes 1713 LindDep

Etymology

the Myers Cl 1750(the Myers Cl 1739, 1747) Far Myers Middle Myers cl 1838(Myers Close 1661, the Mires Close 1671, 1739,1747, mires close, the mires close(s) 1698, the Mires Closes 1713; this is no doubtON  mýrr'a mire, swampy ground'. On TAMap a pond is marked here and itis still there today)