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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hob Royd Shrogg

Other OS name in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Hob Royd (Wood) 1842 TA


, Hob Royd (Wood )1842TA , from the ME  pers.n. Hobbe and rod 1 ' clearing ' , v scrogge ' brushwood ' .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site