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.

Dalby and Dalby Beck

Early-attested site in the Parish of Thornton Dale

Historical Forms

  • Dalbi, Dalby 1086 DB 1408 For
  • rivulum de Dalby 1619 NRS
  • Daleby 1251 NRS 1279 YI
  • Dawby 1500 NRS


'Valley farm' v. dæl , by and Dalby (Bulm) 29supra .