[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Grimsby

County Lincolnshire
Transcript gr[em]by
Icon description two buildings, spired church
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church
Description faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology ON Grímr, pers. name + , 'farm'
Translation
Earlier editors Grymsby (Gough); greby (OS 1935); gremby (Parsons)
Early Maps Gri(m)sbey (Angliae Figura); Gry(m)mesby (Totius Britanniae; two buildings, spired church)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Grimesbi 1086 DB; Grymesby 1160-66 (1409) Gilb; no forms with -e-, or without -s-