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.

The Nabbs

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bleasby

Historical Forms

  • The Nabbes 1630 EcclComm
  • The Nabs 1775 C
  • Nabbs End c.1825 O.S.


The Nabbs is The Nabbes 1630EcclComm , The Nabs 1775 C, Nabbs End c. 1825 O.S. See infra 288. The reference here is to an island in the Trent. Cf. Sandhills Nabb , Cherry Nabbs 1780EnclA .

Places in the same Parish