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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Thirsk

Historical Forms

  • Northebi John BM
  • Norbyeng 1243–8 Guis


'North village' (i.e. in relation to Thirsk) v. norð , by . The final element in the second form is ON  eng 'meadow.'

Places in the same Parish