1) Found in a by-name and minor place-name. The meaning is not certain although dishes were being ‘turned’ in Sowerby at that time.

1331 John le Dishbinder, Sowerby

1339 William Disshebinder, Sowerby. Smith suggested that the Halifax field-name Dyshbyndersherde, noted in 1439, was ‘one who repairs dishes’, although the suffix might be 'earth', 'yard' or even 'shard'..

dates 1331 1339 1439

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