English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Gill Mill Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ducklington

Historical Forms

  • molendino aureo 1278–9 RH
  • Guilden Mill 1638,96 Bodl
  • Guild or Guilden Mill 1639 Bodl
  • Guild Mill 1642,52,1704,12 Bodl
  • Gill Mill 1797 Davis


Gill Mill Fm takes name from molendino aureo 1278–9 RH (p), Guilden Mill 1638, 96Bodl , Guild or Guilden Mill 1639Bodl , Guild Mill 1642, 52, 1704, 12Bodl , Gill Mill 1797 Davis. Guilden is used as an attribute of places in the sense 'rich, productive, splendid,' v. PN Ca 61.

Places in the same Parish