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.

Nickerson Arms

Other OS name in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Horse Shoes 1828 Bry
  • Blacksmiths' Arms 1842 White


( local ) , is Horse Shoes 1828 Bry and later Blacksmiths 'Arms 1842 White . The modern name is from Sir Joseph Nickerson , founder of the Nickerson Group of Companies in Rothwell .