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.

Roluesdale

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • Roluesdale 1842 TA
  • rofwesdaile l12 Alv

Etymology

Roluesdale(2x), rofwesdaile(sic) l12(13)('Rolfsallotment or share of land', v. deill; the first el. is the Scand. pers.n.ON  Hrólfr, ODan  Rolf)