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.

Dancer Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Danser 16 PRGis


, cf. Dancercroft l. 12Sawl 4, 1848TA , Dancerholm Ed 1 Puds , from ME  dauncer ' dancer ' , used as a byname and later as the surname of the local family of Danser (16 PRGispassim ) , v. croft , holmr .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site