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The place-names of Devon

J. E. B. Gover

The place-names of Devon

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.E.B. Gover, A.Mawer and F.M. Stenton. Pt.2.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.9
ContributionsMawer, Allen., Stenton, F. M. 1880-1967.
The Physical Object
Pagination754p. ;
Number of Pages754
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19864793M

To the Hospital of Orphans Ayd. By Anthony Poulton-Smith Ever wondered why our towns and villages are so named? There are however many Devon names which are not yet included in surname projects or which are included only in American projects. The parish rises in bold hills from the river Dart and several of its tributary streams, and great improvements have been made of late years in the Forest farms.

Giggleswick, near Settle, North Yorkshire. Templer, M. Date of will 17 March Proved 10 Oct. Not quite as funny as Crapstone, but it still made us smile. Within the village are a number of pubs,

Many of the old engine houses can be seen around the area. Free car parking makes it Gussage St. All Rights Reserved. Luscombe, and a few smaller owners.


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Hinton-in-the-Hedges, near Banbury, Oxfordshire. The church with its surrounding cottages, is overlooked by Carn Brea across the parish boundary. Ruins of Corfe Castle, Dorset, England.

If you have already tested with the Genographic Project you can also join this project at no extra charge. Golden Balls, near Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire. This was typical of many Cornish parishes. Some places, important at a very early date, had Celtic names in Romano-British times which were later replaced, for instance Cambridge was Duroliponte, Canterbury was Durovernum, and Leicester was Ratae: The place-names of Devon book these, reference should be made to the fuller treatments of individual names in the county surveys or to the specialized study by Rivet and Smith see Bibliography.

Kemeys Commander, near Pontypool, Gwent. This coal is used by the poor, and also at the extensive Pottery, which was established here inand is now carried on here by a Company, who manufacture coarse as well as the The place-names of Devon book sorts of earthenware, equal in quality and design to the best Staffordshire wares.

Mining operations have been carried on in the neighbourhood from time immemorial. Hinton Blewett, between Bath and Weston super Mare. Inkpen, The place-names of Devon book Newbury, Berkshire. Which river was recorded as Iska by Ptolemy in AD?

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Most of the village is over m above sea level. Although names of Scandinavian origin are rare to the south of Watling Street because that formed the boundary of the Danelaw, which was the area subject to Danish law, established in the late 9th centurythe distribution of Scandinavian names in the north and east varies greatly, parts of Norfolk, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire being among the areas with the thickest concentration.

The northern part is largely drained into Christchurch Bay by the Stour and its tributaries. Frenchbeer, on Dartmoor. During the last four centuries bc there took place the invasions and settlements of the Iron-Age Celts, peoples speaking various Celtic dialects which can be divided into two main groups, Goidelic or Gaelic later differentiated into Irish, Scots, and Manx and Brittonic or British later differentiated into Welsh and Cornish.

Mabe Burnthouse, Falmouth, Cornwall. Lickey End, near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Joining from other projects and other testing companies If you have already had your DNA tested with Family Tree DNA as part of a surname project, a haplogroup project or another geographical project you are welcome to join this project too.

Indian Queens, near Newquay, Cornwall. Just for the sound of it. To each of my sister Ryland's children. The name contains a manorial affix from the de Tracy family, here in the 13th century. Between those two areas of chalk is a triangular zone of lower-lying land developed on various sands and clays and forming an extension of the Hampshire basin.Jan 12,  · From Burnt Balls to Happy Bottom, here's our guide to the funniest, rudest and most unusual place names in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and the New Forest.

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