[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Malmesbury

County Wiltshire
Transcript malmesb[ur]y
Icon description single building, spired church
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Description
Appearances
Etymology OIr pers. name Maeldub or Maildub + OE burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors Malmesbri (Gough); malmesbury (OS 1039); malmesbury (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no (?)
Attested spelling Malmesberie 1086 DB et passim, with variant spellings -bury, -biry