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.

Bignor Mill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bignor

Historical Forms

  • Bygenoremille 1397 IpmR


Bignor Mill is Bygenoremille in 1397 IpmR. Jay's Fm (6″) probably takes its name from the family of Thomas le Jai found in Duncton in 1327 (SR). Cf. Jay's Furze supra 110.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement