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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Sis(s)et 1726 PREm 1843 O.S.
  • Scissit Wood 1842 TA


, Sis (s )et 1726PREm, 1843 O.S., Scissit Wood 1842TA ; Sciss Flat and Sciss Royd f. ns . are just across the R . Dearne in Clayton West (i, 321supra ) , and all probably contain the ME  fem. pers.n. Sisse ( from Cecilia ) ; the second el . may be OE  (ge)set ' dwelling, fold ' .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site