Roston

Roston, Derbyshire

Roston, in the Appletree Hundred of Derbyshire, comes from the Old Norse male personal name Hrosskell and the Old English element tun ‘farm, settlement’. It is thus a hybrid name.

Roston is a joint parish with Norbury.

Old Norse Name

Hrosskell

Anglicised Name

Hrosskel

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

hybrid name, personal-name, place-name

Further information

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References

Kenneth Cameron, The Place-Names of Derbyshire III. English Place-Name Society Volume XXIX (1959), pp. 591-592.