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.

Mousley End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rowington

Historical Forms

  • Molsowe end 1549 Rental
  • Mowsley ende 1561 ib
  • Mowesley End 1562 Ct
  • Mowsloe end, Mounsloe greene 1608 LRMB
  • Moulesho 1288 Ass


Mousley End is Molsowe end 1549Rental , Mowsley ende 1561 ib., Mowesley End 1562Ct , Mowsloe end , Mounsloe greene 1608LRMB and took its name from the family of Alan de Moulesho (1288Ass ) which may have come from Moulsoe (PN Bk 36) or Mulsoe (PN BedsHu 262).