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.

Dowber Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Thirsk

Historical Forms

  • Doutheburghe 1243–8 Guis


'Duthi's burh.' Cf. the OSwed  pers. name Dudhi (Lundgren- Brate).

Places in the same Parish