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Man ploughing fieldWhilst the name has nothing to do with either 'rocks' nor 'bears', it simply means 'rooks in the grove (of trees)'. For history, Church history and genealogy relating to the parish please follow the following links:

Genuki or The National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

If you have information you would like to share please email us and we will be glad to link to your site or add interesting historical photos and information on this page.