Ravensbury Grove, CR4

Place Name

Alluding to the village in Mictham. Not named after the bird but in fact meaning Ralph’s manor. The name first emerged sometime around AD1220 before mutating into Rasebery in AD1377, within a century it was closer to the modern name spelt Ravenesbury in AD1473 then after another century had passed¬†chroniclers¬†hedged their bets writing it as Ravisbury al. Ravensbury sometime around AD1580.

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