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.

Rookesby close

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • Rookesby close 1698 LindDep

Etymology

Rookesby close 1698(named fromthe Rooksby family, cf. Annas Rouksbie 1597 BT)