Chygwidden (EN) / Chigorgwydn (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

Gorgwydn

This refers to the name of a person: 
name

gour

Meaning: 
man, husband

gwydn

Meaning: 
white
Elements notes: 
<chi> ‘house’ + <Gorgwydn> Personal Name {<gour> ‘man’ + <gwydn> ‘holy, white, fair’}
Historic forms: 
adjoining moor and croft in Chirgwin 1682 (CRO/SHM/376) Chirgwin meadows 1682 (CRO/SHM/376) Chirgwin 1731 (*CRO, P122/12/1, 1731) Chirgwin Meadows 1731 (*CRO, P122/12/1, 1731) Chergween medows 1733 (*CRO, P122/12/1, 1733) Chergwin Meadows 1737 (CRO, P122/12/1, 1737) Chergwin 1740 (*CRO, P122/12/1, 1740) Chergwin Meadows 1740 (*CRO, P122/12/1, 1740) Chygwidden 1842 (CRO, TA/122, 1842) Chygwidden 1971 (Russell, 1971, p66)