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.

Crab Homestead

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • 1907 Surv 1913 Sale

Etymology

Crab Homestead 1907, 1913 (v. hām - stede; poss. with the surn. Crabb; otherwise alluding to land on which wild apple - trees grew, v. crabbe)