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.

Becroft ( a )

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • Becroft ( a ) 1154—9 Darley c.1180 Darley

Etymology

Becroft(a)1154—9, c. 1180(v. bēo, croft)