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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Godrikeby, Godrickeby 1235 StB
  • Goderikby 1312 Pat
  • Godrigby 1378 StB
  • Guderby c.1500 ib
  • Goodrigbye 1590 FF


'Gōdrīc 's ,' from the OE  personal name Gōdrīc . Cf. the same name infra 448.