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 Derby

Historical Forms

  • Cappecroft c.1200 Darley 13th Darley 14th Darley
  • Cappe Croft 1540 DbAns
  • Cap Croft 1626 Brookhill


Cappecroft c. 1200, 13th, 14th, Cappe Croft 1540, Cap Croft 1626 Brookhill(perhaps'Cappe's croft', v. croft)