Madron Well (EN) / Fenten Vadern (KW)

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fenten

Meaning: 
spring, well, source

Madern

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Elements notes: 
<fenten> ‘spring, well’ + <Madern> Personal name – Madron {<matis - mas> ‘good’ + <ternus> ???} (Gover, The Place-Names of Cornwall, 1948, p. 719)
Historic forms: 
Maderne Well 1584 Weatherhill Maderne Well c.1590 Weatherhill S. Madderns Well 1654 Weatherhill Madren Well 1668 Weatherhill Madron Well 1745 Weatherhill Madron Well 1974 (OS 1974) Madron Well 1995 (OS 1995)