St Mawes (EN) / Lannvowsedh (KW)

Type: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

lann

Meaning: 
enclosure

Mowsedh

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Elements notes: 
<lann> 'enclosure (religious)' + <Mowsedh> personal name
Historic forms: 
Sanctus Maudutus 1284, 1302, 1305, 1311, Seynt Maudys 1318, Seint Mauduyt 1343, Sanctus Maudetus 1345, Mauduyt 1380, Seynt Maudit 1396, Lavousa, Lanvousa 1445, Seynt Mausa 1468, town of Lavousa (endorsed Seyntt Maussa) 1502, St Mausa alias La Vousa c1540, St Maudit alias St Mawes 1607