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.

Crossford Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Ashton on Mersey & Bowdon

Historical Forms

  • Crosford 1295 Cl
  • Crosford Bridg(e) on Mersey c.1536 Leland


, 1656 Orm2 , Crosford 1295 Cl (p), Crosford Bridg (e ) on Mersey c.1536 Leland , ' ford marked by a cross ' , v. cros , ford , cf. foll.