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Smatcham's Cottages

Other OS name in the Parish of Mildenhall


( 6 ″ ) is probably identical with Maccheham 1336, Maccham 1425MinAcct . The first element may then be OE  (ge )mæcca , ' companion . ' Addition of initial s is common in dialect . Cf. Pickledean infra 306 .