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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mealo Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Hayton and Mealo

Historical Forms

  • Melow in Allerdell 1572 FF
  • Mealeae 1580 Border
  • Mealye 1596 FF
  • Meldrig al. Melrig 1602 CWxxxix
  • Mealrige al. Meala 1693 ib
  • Mealhay 1777 NB
  • Melay 1816 Lysons
  • Mela Ho 1821 G

Etymology

is Melow in Allerdell 1572 FF, Mealeae 1580 Border,Mealye 1596 FF, Meldrig al. Melrig 1602 CW xxxix, Mealrige al. Meala 1693 ib., Mealhay 1777 NB, Melay 1816 Lysons, Mela Ho 1821 G .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement