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Survey of English Place-Names

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Barmby on the Moor

Major Settlement in the Parish of Barmby on the Moor

Historical Forms

  • Bernebi 1086 DB
  • Berneby 1201 ChR
  • Barnebi 1086 DB
  • Barnebi, Barneby 1199–1216 RegAlb 1200 1336 Ch
  • Barnebi in the More, Barnebi upon the More 1371 FF 1650 ParlSurv
  • Barnby 13th Kirkham
  • Barnby super Moram 1498 Test 1542 FF
  • Barmeby 1285 KI
  • Barmby super Moram 1492 Sanct
  • Barmebye on the moor 1611 FF


'Barne 's farm' or 'Bjarni 's farm,' v. by . The persistence of Barn - makes it likely that the former suggestion is correct.Cf. Barmby on the Marsh infra 249 and Barmby, PN NRY 36.v. ZEN 22 n. 'The moor' is clearly Spaldingmoor supra 13.

Places in the same Parish