Early-attested site in the Parish of Mattersey
- Thorp(e) 1298 Ipm 1316 FA
- Thorp(e) juxta Madersey 1305 Ass
- Thorp(e) by Matherseye 1307–23 Ch
- Matterseythorp 1545 NtIpm
Mattersey Thorpe is Thorp (e )1298 Ipm, 1316 FA, Thorp (e ) juxta Madersey 1305Ass , Thorp (e ) by Matherseye 1307–23 Ch, Matterseythorp 1545 NtIpm. þorp is used here in the Scandinavian sense of 'hamlet adjoining a village or chief settlement.' Cf. Deenethorpe, Wilby Thorpe (PN Nth 141, 163).