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Question Date :

Monday 4th July 2011 10:07

Question:
What does the name 'Imber' mean?

Answer:
Early recorded names are 'Himmedon' (1170), and 'Immedon' (1281). The first part is an Old English personal name, Imma, and the whole means 'Imma's pool and hill'

Bibliography:
The Place-names of Wiltshire by J.E.B. Gover and others, 1939

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