Newmill (EN) / Chinoy (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Notes: 
The historical forms Mulfra Mill 1607; Chynowe 1617; Mulfra Newe Mill 1621 show uncertainty over the original name, having changed several times over fourteen years. The panel believed the second element in the 1617 spelling to mean ‘nephew’.
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

noy

Meaning: 
nephew
Elements notes: 
<chi> 'house' + <noy> 'nephew'