Algarthorpe

Algarthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Algarthorpe, in the Broxtow Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, comes from the Old Norse male personal name Álfgeirr the Old Norse element þorp ‘outlying farm, settlement’. Algarthorpe is a deserted medieval village near Basford, Nottinghamshire.

Old Norse Name

Álfgeirr

Anglicised Name

Alfgeir

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

deserted medieval village, place-name

Further information

References

J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. StentonThe Place-Names of Nottinghamshire. English Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), p. 138.