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.

Bottom Roby

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • 1907 Surv 1913 Sale
  • Rouberue c.1280 Deed
  • Rouberuesike c.1280 Deed
  • Roborow ( e ) s 1625 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • Little Rowburroughs 1727 Plan

Etymology

Bottom Roby, 1907, 1913 (Rouberue, Rouberuesike (v. sík) c. 1280, Roborow (e) s 1625, 1638, Roborough 1662, Little Rowburroughs 1727, Robor (r) ough Close 1660, 1692, Rowborrow Close c. 1700, Roborough Meadow 1692, v. rūh, berg)