English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Rowson lande

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • Rowson lande 1577 Terrier
  • Rawson land 1664 Terrier
  • y e lands now or late Rowsons 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Rowson lande 1577, Rawson land 1664, y e lands now or late Rowsons 1690(named from the Rowson family, cf. Robert Rowson 1610BT)