English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Common Crofts

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Comes Crafte e16 Prideaux
  • Commaynnscroft 1540 Prideaux
  • Com ( m ) yns crofte 1557 Prideaux 1568 Prideaux

Etymology

Common Crofts(Comes Crafte e16,Commaynnscroft 1540, Com(m)yns crofte 1557, 1568, a surname(cf. JohnComyn 1332(Symondsbury)) with croft)