Investigative Resources

Scandinavian “BY, BIE, BOER, BYR” = Farmstead, Village, Town

Place-Names in the Danelaw

Glossary of Scandinavian Origins of Place-Names in Britian

The Viking World -Online Book, of interest is the definition of Scandinavian By

French Folet for Follingsby

Analysis of the Scandinavian Loanwords in the Aldredian Glosses to the Lindisfarne Gospels By Sarah Maria Ponz Sans


The Place-Names of Northumberland and Durham. Pg 225. Cambridge at the University Press, 1920

A History of the County of Durham: Volume 2. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1907.pp 86-103

Durham Cathedral Archives

Early History of the Felling

Feodarium Prioratus Dunelmensus: A Survey of the Estates of the Prior and Covenant of Durham compiled in the Fifteenth Century.

Follansbee, Thomas and Descendants

In Barabados

Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 4. New York Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1908 pp. 2134-2136

Thorald de Londin (First Recorded Owner of Follingsby); Nicholas de Folletebi

Feodarium Prioratus Denelmensis

History of Durham, Jarrow, Follonsby

British History Online

Foundation The History of England from the earliest beginnings to the Tudors by Peter Ackroyd

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