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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Fiskerton cum Morton

Historical Forms

  • Mortune 958 BCS1029 14th DB 1086
  • Morton(a) c.1190 Dane 1245
  • Mortun upon Trent 1253 Ch
  • Morton juxta Suthwell 1290 Abbr
  • Morton juxta Fiskerton 1302 Ass


Morton is Mortune 958 (14th) BCS 1029, 1086 DB, Morton (a )c. 1190 Dane, 1245 Ipm, FF , Mortun upon Trent 1253 Ch, Morton juxta Suthwell 1290 Abbr, Morton juxta Fiskerton 1302Ass .v. mor , tun . The place lies by a small stream about one mile from the Trent.

Places in the same Parish