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.

Shackerdale Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Car Colston

Historical Forms

  • Schakerdale c.1230 Thurgarton
  • Skakerdal t.Ed1 Welbeck
  • Schakerdalebrekkes 1331 ADiii


Shackerdale Fm is Schakerdale c. 1230Thurgarton , Skakerdal t. Ed 1Welbeck , Schakerdalebrekkes 1331 AD iii. A compound of OE  sceacere , 'robber' and dæl or dalr , 'valley.' Cf. Shakerley (PN La 101), Sugarswell (PN Wa 285) and Sugar Hill (PN W 292). The -k - of the second form is due to Scandinavian influence, cf. Introd. xxiii.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement