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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Oughterside and Allerby

Historical Forms

  • Ormesbye c.1227 HolmC 1230 Scotland 1370 Ipm
  • Ormisby 1308 ib


'Orm 's .' The exact situation of this place is uncertain, but charters 200–3 in the Holm Cultram Cartulary imply that it was in the neighbourhood of Allerby or Newton. Cf. Hornsby supra 79.

Places in the same Parish