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Full record: Nantwich

County Cumberland
Transcript [wych]
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Etymology ME nant, 'named' + OE wīc, 'settlement, salt-works'; 'famous saltworks'
Earlier editors
Early Maps wich (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Wich 1086 DB; forms with Nant- (Middle English 'named, renowned') dat. from 1194