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Survey of English Place-Names

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Millway's Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Child Okeford

Historical Forms

  • Myllewaydrove 1612 SRO


, Myllewaydrove 1612SRO , cf. Great Millwaies , Little Millwaies 1729DCMDeed , (Gt )Millway (s )1839TA , v. myln , weg , drāf ; there were three mills in the two manors of Acford in DB ( VCHDo 366, 84 ) , and there is mention of a mill on R . Stour in n.d. (1372)ChrP , cf. also prec. and Tucking Mill 1839TA .