Examples from the Web for ribble
The "till" contains limestones brought by ice from both the Ribble and the Hodder valleys.
Ribble water hath not gone farre, but it meteth with the Calder from southeast.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed
It is beautifully situated on a slope on the Yorkshire side of the Ribble, beyond the "hippin-stones" we have named.
From a topographical and military point of view, "the pass of the Ribble" a very probable site of the conflict.
The Ribble flows through it, watering many a romantic cliff and wooded slope.A Month in Yorkshire|Walter White