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 Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Matches homestead (sic) 1848 TA


, 1665 PRGis , Matches homestead (sic)1848TA , probably from a surname Matcher ( ME  le Macher ) .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site