English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Darrington

Historical Forms

  • Stobbes 1296 LacyComp
  • Stubbes, Stubbez 1368,1486 MinAcct


Stubbs, Stobbes 1296 LacyComp (p), Stubbes , Stubbez 1368, 1486MinAcct 26, 66, cf. also the spellings of Cridling Stubbs supra . v. stubb 'stump', Stubbs no doubt denoting 'a clearing where the tree- stumps were left'; cf. Hamphall Stubbs, Walden Stubbs 43, 53supra .