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.

Church of St Thomas of Canterbury

Other OS name in the Parish of Frisby and Kirby

Historical Forms

  • Church (St Thomas à Becket) 1846,1863,1877 White 1925 Kelly
  • ecclesie de Friseby 1220 MHW
  • ecclesiam de Fresby 1309 Pat
  • ecclesiam de Freseby 1310 ib
  • the Church yard 1761 EnclA


, Church (St Thomas à Becket )1846, 1863, 1877 White, 1925 Kelly; it is earlierrecorded as ecclesie de Friseby 1220 MHW, ecclesiam de Fresby 1309Pat , ecclesiam de Freseby 1310ib . Note also the Church yard 1761EnclA .