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.

Glassonby

Major Settlement in the Parish of Glassonby

Historical Forms

  • Glassanebi 1177 P 1273 Laner
  • Glassanebia 1178 CR
  • Glassenebi 1190,1198–1200 P
  • Glessanebi 1178 P
  • Classanebi 1197,1203–5 P
  • Classenebi 1200 ib
  • Classanby 1279 Ass
  • Glansebi 1200 Cur
  • Glassenbi 1202 CR
  • Glassanby 1245 FF 1432 et freq
  • Glassenby 1246 ib
  • Glassoneby 1226,1242 Pipe
  • Glassonby 1548 FF
  • Glassynby(e) 1410 FF 1541 MinAcct
  • Glassingby 1569 CW(OS)x
  • Glossenby 1462 Pat

Etymology

'Glassan 's ,' v. Gamblesby supra 192.