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.

Derby Hills

Major Settlement in the Parish of Derby Hills

Historical Forms

  • Derby Hilles 1514 Lanc
  • Derbie Hilles 1589 DuLaSC
  • Darby Hills 1597 Lanc 1597 DuLaSC


The explanation of the name is not clear.

Places in the same Parish