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.

Finchescroft

Field in the Parish of Sturston

Historical Forms

  • Finchescroft c.1290 Kniveton

Etymology

Finchescroft c. 1290(from finca'finch' or a pers.n. formed from itand croft)