Major Settlement in the Parish of Egstow
- Tegestou 1086 DB
- Eggestowa, Heggestowa, Heggestow(e) 1226 FF 1254 1323 Ass Eliz ChancP
- Egstow(e) 1483 Derbyshire 1594 FF
'Ecga's or Ecgi's place', v. stōw . The use of the ordinary pers.n. with the element stōw is noteworthy. For the DB form cf. Ilkeston infra 473.