Spilsby

Spilsby, Lincolnshire

The name of Spilsby, in the Bolingbroke Wapentake of Lincolnshire, comes from the Old Norse male byname Spillir + the Old Norse element  ‘farm, settlement’.

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Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

place-name

Further information

References

Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (1998), p. 115.