ROEBURNDALE, a township in Melling parish, Lancashire; near the boundary with Yorkshire, 9 miles E N E of Lancaster. Acres, 8,845. Real property, £2,310; of which £60 are in quarries. Pop., 144. Houses. 23. Much of the land is moor and mountain.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)