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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Croydon

Historical Forms

  • Northbury 1359 BM 1391 IpmR
  • Norbury 1422 Cl


Norbury is Northbury 1359 BM, 1391 IpmR, Norbury 1422 Cl.'North burh.' It lies north of Croydon.