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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Leathley

Historical Forms

  • Rotherforth 1777 Glebe


, Rotherforth 1777Glebe , probably ' ford which oxen could pass ' , v. hrīðer , ford ; it is by the R . Wharfe not far from Pool Bridge .