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.

Raven Ray

Other OS name in the Parish of Thornton in Lonsdale

Historical Forms

  • Raven Ree 1822 Langd


, Raven Ree 1822 Langd ( ' a rock promontory ' ) , v. hræfn and probably vrá ' nook ' , since the place is within a sharp bend of the river .