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.

Westby Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Westby 1226 Ebor 1259 YI 1285 KI 1571 PRGis
  • Westby Weydaker 1540 Testvi
  • Westbye hall 1553 WillY
  • Westby Thorpe 1665 Visit


Westby Hall, Westby 1226 Ebor, 1259 YI, 1285 KIet freq to 1571 PRGis, Westby Weydaker 1540 Test vi, Westbye hall 1553 WillY, Westby Thorpe 1665 Visit. 'West farmstead', v. west , ; Weydaker is Wedacre 39supra in the adjacent township of Bracewell. v. þorp .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site