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.

Cressage

Major Settlement in the Parish of Cressage

Historical Forms

  • Cristesache 1086 DB
  • Cristesech' c.1200 ForProc 1322 Ipm
  • Christesech alias Cressedge 1665 SBL9927
  • Crissege 1271-2 Ass 1627 PR(H)
  • Cristerdech 1284-5 FA
  • Cristeheggh 1316 FA
  • Cresseche 1323 Cl
  • Cressyche 1394 Cl 1402 Pat 1406 Cl
  • Cressegge 1397 Pat
  • Cressege 1416 Fine 1421,40,70 Cl 1653 PR(L) 1684 PR(L)
  • Cressedge 1590 PR(L) 1723 PR(L)
  • Cressage 1535 SBL7180 1623 PR(L) 1670 SBL10144 1751 PR(L)
  • Gressedge 1577 Saxton
  • Cresedge 1675 Ogilby
  • Cressich 1690-1 SBL5230
  • Cressadge 1693 PR(H)
  • Cressidge 1725 PR(L) 1732 PR(H)
  • Cresseche otherwise Cressedge 1739 SBL4135
  • Lady Oaks 1675 Ogilby

Etymology

'Christ's oak-tree'. The second element is ǣc , dative of āc .