English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Roxby cum Risby


, 1661, 1665Monson , cf. Scabcroft drean 1700Terrier , from ME  scabbe ' a scab ' and croft , but the significance of the first el . is uncertain , unless it is used with a derogatory sense , or as a surn . , recorded in MED from 1264 .