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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Clawton

Historical Forms

  • Crosworthy 1641 Recov
  • Craftesworthy 1322 Ass
  • Kraftesworthi 1333 SR


This name is probably of ME origin, with the ME  surname Craft as a first element (cf. Weekley, Surnames 219).