[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Melbourne

County Derbyshire
Transcript

[m]elb[ourne]

Icon description

single building and castle

Icons
  • building
  • castle
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology probably OE mylen, 'mill' + burna, 'stream'
Translation
Earlier editors melbourne (OS 1935, Gough)
Early Maps

melborn(e) (Angliae Figura)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Mel(e)burna, -burn(e), -bourn(e) early Hy 2 AddCh, 1163, 1164, 1165, 1166, 1167, 1168, 1169, 1170 P et freq