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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Thirkleby

Historical Forms

  • Turchilebi 1086 DB
  • Thurkillebi, Thurkilleby 1202 FF 1224 Pat 1231 Ass
  • Thirtleby 1202 FF
  • Turkelby 1224–30 Fees


Further forms are without interest.

'Thurkel's farmstead' v. by . Cf. ODan  Thurkil (Nielsen), ON  Þorkell (LindN).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site