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.

Grimsby way

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • 1762 Terrier 1621 Terrier 1671 Terrier
  • viam de Grimesby l12 Alv
  • the way that gooeth from Swinhop to Grimsby 1638 Terrier
  • Grimsby gate 1697 Terrier

Etymology

Grimsby way 1762(1621(1822), 1671, viam de Grimesby l12(13), the way that gooeth from Swinhop to Grimsby 1638, Grimsby gate 1697, v.gata)