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.

Moxhull Park

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wishaw

Historical Forms

  • Moxhul c.1194 Wollaton
  • Moxulle 1227 FF
  • Moxhull al. Moxull 1326 Ipm
  • Mokeshull 1323 FF
  • Moxshulf 1428 FA
  • Moxhall 1545 Ct
  • Moxwell al. Muxhull 1606 FF
  • Moxhill al. Moxall 1688 Recov


Possibly 'Mocc 's shelving land' or 'hill,' v. scylf , hyll . The pers. name is not on record except in the weak form Mocca .Cf. Redin 100 and v. scylf .