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.

Lilly Croft

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Lillycrofte 1595 FMap
  • a pasture called Lilly Croft 1595 FMap


Lilly Croft(Lillycrofte 15951, a pasture called Lilly Croft 15952; Lilly is probably an old Marsh Chapel family name, cf.Thom' fil' Lilie 1325+)