Major Settlement in the Parish of Middlesbrough
- Mid(e)lesburc(h), Mid(e)lesburgh 1114–40 Whitby 1314 NRS
- Middelburg(h) 1273 YI c.1291 Tax 1613 Dugdiii.692
- Medellesburghe 1285 KI
- Medilsburghe 1395 Whitby
- Middelesburgh, Middlesbrough 1407 YI 1665 Visit
v. burh . The first element is the OE pers. name Midele , not found independently; cf. Middlesmoor (YWR), Midelesmore 1346 Percy, and the name of a lost field Midelesmar (Percy) near Scalby.