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.

Martontan Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Myddle


( Tan Ho in Gazetteer ) : Gough 10 says “ it is likely that a mill stood here formerly , but now there is onely a tan house , which was first erected by Richard Acherley , great grandfather of Andrew Acherley , now living ” . Hey 100 notes that Thomas Atcherley was named as a tanner in a Chancery case of 1623 .