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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mill Shaw

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Milleshaghe 1331 WCR
  • Nether Milshaw 1588 WillY 1699 WCR11
  • Milnshaw 1709 WMB

Etymology

, Milleshaghe 1331 WCR(p), Nether Milshaw 1588 WillY, 1699WCR 11, Milnshaw 1709WMB , v. myln , sceaga ' copse ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name