English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Billes in Stokesby

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stokesby with Herringby

Historical Forms

  • Billes in Stokesby 1470 Past
  • Billez 1470 ib
  • Billys 1477 ib


Billes in Stokesby, Billes in Stokesby 1470 Past, Billez 1470ib , Billys 1477ib , a manor. Cf. Ernald Bill 1200–1 Filby, Ralph Byl 1239–40 Filby (Blomefield XI219).