August 14, 2014 § Leave a comment
Old English place name, meaning “priest’s cottage”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Prescot, Prestcot, Prestcott.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Prescott Burney, a young man who, unfortunately, believes Dolly Lorton’s idle gossip, resulting in trouble for the Lorton family, in “The Youngest Miss Lorton”, from The Youngest Miss Lorton, and Other Stories by Nora Perry (1889).