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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Maudcroft 1595 FMap
  • Maud ( e ) Croft 1595 FMap


Maudcroft 15951, Maud(e) Croft 15952(from theME  fem. pers.n. or derived surn. Maud, derived from Mahald, a colloquialform of Matilda. This pers.n. is ultimately OGer  Mahthild, OFr  Mahaut)