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.

Humberstone Croft

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Humberstoncrofte 1595 FMap
  • Humber stone croft 1595 FMap


Humberstone Croft 1839(Humberstoncrofte 15951,Humber stone croft 15952, named from a family long-established in the district, cf.Robert de Humberstan 1321+, Walter de Humberstan 1331+, and croft and cf. Humerston Lees in Fulstow f.ns.(b) supra)