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ⓘ Mottershead




Mottershead
                                     

ⓘ Mottershead

Mottershead is an English habitation name which has its common root in the township of Mottram St. Andrew in Cheshire, England where it was first recorded in the 13th century as Mottresheved, from the gen. case of the OE byname Mōtere Speaker + ME heved head, hill. The motto of the family is the Latin "Pro Amore Patriae"

There are references to the name "Mottresheved" in the Domesday Book. The name can also denote a building in which he conducted village meetings.