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.

Priory Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Grimston

Historical Forms

  • Priory Farm 1896 Surv
  • ecclesie de Siwaldeby 1220 MHW
  • ecclesiam de Siwaldeby, ecclesie de Sywaldeby 1238,1242 RGros 1344 Pat
  • ecclesie de Sywoldeby 1250 RGros
  • ecclesie de Siwoldeby 1343 Pat


, Priory Farm 1896Surv ; a fanciful name since there never was a prioryhere, but the farm is at the site of the remains of the early parish churchwhich is recorded as ecclesie de Siwaldeby 1220 MHW, ecclesiam de Siwaldeby ,ecclesie de Sywaldeby 1238, 1242 RGros, 1344Pat , ecclesie de Sywoldeby 1250 RGros, ecclesie de Siwoldeby 1343Pat .