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.

Ryedale Wapentake

Wapentake in the County of North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Forms

  • Maneshou wapentac 1086 DB
  • wapentagium de Ridal(e), wapentagium de Rydal(e) c.1160–75 YCh 1298 YI
  • Rydall(e), Ridall(e) 1283 Ebor 1508 Test 1619 NR
  • Holdelith, Holdelythe c.1160–85 Leon10d 1287 YI