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.

Crabbs Cross

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ipsley

Historical Forms

  • Crabs Cross 1725 B


Crabbs Cross is Crabs Cross 1725 B and is possibly to be associated with the family of Matthew Crabb , mentioned in connection with Alcester in 1663 (FF ). The family name occurs also in Bromsgrove (cf. PN Wo 319).