English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Osmotherley

Historical Forms

  • Elrebec 1086 DB
  • Alrebec 1086 DB 1088 LVD50d,51


'Alder stream' v. elri , bekkr . Later forms as for Eller Beck and Ellerburn 82, 88supra and Eller Beck 233, 266infra

Places in the same Parish