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.

The Royds

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Rodes 1379 PT
  • Royd 1709 WMB


, Rodes 1379 PT (p), Royd 1709 WMB , v. rod 1 ' clearing ' .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site