Rosewarrick (EN) / Rosworek (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur

Gorek

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Elements notes: 
<ros> ‘heath, hill-spur’ + <Gorek> personal name
Historic forms: 
Rosoroc bichan 1201 (Gover, 1948) Rosworoc Bihan c.1230 (N.A. – AR/1/314) Osbert de Rosworoc c.1230 (N.A. – AR/1/314) Rosworoc bihan c1250 (Gover, 1948) Overerosworek 1294 (Gover, 1948) Rosworrekwartha 1314 (Gover, 1948) Luke de Roswor’c. 1315 (N.A. – AR/1/322) Luke de Resworr’ [Rosewarrick in Lanivet] 1317 (N.A. – AR/1/330) Rosworeg 1332 (Gover, 1948) Luke de Rosworeck 1341 (N.A. – AR/1/338) Resworek 1433 (Gover, 1948) Rosewarrick Common 1839 (TA 1839) Rosewerrick 1851 (Census 1851) Mid Roswerrick 1851 (Census 1851) Lr Roswerrick 1851 (Census 1851) Hr. Rosewarick 1856 (OS 1856) Rosewarrick 1888 (OS 1888) Higher Rosewarrick 1888 (OS 1888) Rosewarrick 2014 (OS 2014) Higher Rosewarrick 2014 (OS 2014)