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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Flimby

Historical Forms

  • Flemyngeby 1171–5 CWiii 1333
  • Flemingeby 1201 ChR 1279 FF
  • Flemingby, Flemyngby c.1174 HolmC
  • etfreq 1428 Pat
  • Flemynby 1279,1292 Ass
  • Flembye t.Hy8 AOMB
  • Flymbye 1571 FF


'of the Flemings,' from some Flemish settlement here. v. Introduction.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site