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place-names of Devon

J. E. B. Gover

place-names of Devon

by J. E. B. Gover

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Published by C.U.P in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J. E. B. Gover, A. Mawer and F. M. Stenton. Part 1.
SeriesEnglish Place-name Society -- 8
ContributionsMawer, A., Stenton, F. M.
The Physical Object
Paginationlx,334p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18266419M

Read "South Devon Place Names" by Anthony Poulton-Smith available from Rakuten Kobo. Ever wondered why our towns and villages are so named? Were they a deliberate creation by our ancestors or did they evol Brand: Amberley Publishing. Gazetteer Entries in Devon, England at British Place Names is a comprehensive gazetteer of every named place in Great Britain, including cities, towns, villages, woodland, hills, mountains, coastal features and other named places.

  Buy Place-Names of Devon: Part 1 by J. E. B. Gover from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Facsimile Edition. Newfoundland place names associated with the surname are also given. The bookalso includes a ranking of the most common surnames in Newfoundland and a comparative analysis of the frequency of surnames in Scotland, Ireland, England, and Newfoundland. Originally published in , Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland is a unique reference 5/5(4).

  For while south Devon is a place of lush, semi-tropical warmth, both Dartmoor and the north coast are lashed by the Atlantic sea. Extreme contrasts work like the cathode and anode in . I believe that many Devon place names were changed by the ruling class many years ago. Cornish names were saved by norman conquest, and their isolation. In my area of Devon their are farms which begin with the prefix "Tre", you have place names like Ide, Dunchideock, Dawlish (Black stream), Penquid (Pen coed).


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Place-names of Devon by J. E. B. Gover Download PDF EPUB FB2

Map of places in Devon compiled from this list See List of places in England for settlements in other counties. This is a list of settlements and places of interest in Devon, England. The place-names of Devon. by GOVER, J.E.B., & N. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gover, J.

(John Eric Bruce), Place-names of Devon. Cambridge [England] The University Press, place-names of Devon book Devon (/ ˈ d ɛ v ən /), also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east.

The city of Exeter is the county county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Constituent country: England. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated place-names of Devon book results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

English Place-Name Society: Volume 8, The Place-Names of Devon, Part 1 (Pt. 1) Hardcover – January 3, /5(1). English Place-Name Society: Volume 9, The Place-Names of Devon, Part 2 (Pt. 2) [J. Gover, A. Mawer, F. Stenton, A. Smith] on *FREE* shipping. Devon Place-Names Project.

A Devonshire Association member-led project in conjunction with the Devon History Society. Why the project. To encourage and involve individuals and local societies in recording the minor names of their parish/locality. To make a significant contribution to a full survey of the county’s minor names.

Devon - J.E.B. Gover, A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Devon, 2 volumes, Cambridge () Dorset - detailed place-name analysis covers only part of the county, but major names are dealt with in Mills I was laughing for hours trying to find the most amusing and rude place names in the British Isles.

I hope you get as much pleasure reading the list as I got putting it together. Be sure to check out our fun Word Cloud Map of the UK which incorporates al the words on this list into a fun geographical representation of the UK.

The Place-names of Devon. By J. Gosse, A. Mawer, and P. Stenton. English Place-names Society, vols, vxn and ix. lx + ; Ix -f- pp. Cambridge University Press. 40s. Any review of the publications of the English Place-names Society by and for the general historian must confessedly be partial, interested.

Read More Related Articles. Police concern for builder missing for 10 days; Devon. Devon gets its name from the Dumnonii, a name that the invading Romans gave to the Celtic tribe in that area.

Devonshire Index A-G The following pages include Domesday place-names and landowners, and beneath some are links to websites containing the local history of that place. If you have a local history site that you would like to be included on these pages please get in.

Buy English Place-Name Society: Volume 8, The Place-Names of Devon, Part 1: Pt. 1 New Issue by Gover, J. B., Mawer, A., Stenton, F. M., Smith, A. (ISBN 5/5(1). 49 bizarre and hilarious West Country place names. Either way, there are a lot of place names in the UK that are, quite frankly, hilarious for one reason or another.

Westward Ho!, : Ellie Kendall. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. 10 of the Funniest Place Names in the South West Roise Janu Mr Toad Usually famed for beautiful beaches, endless countryside and picture-perfect villages, in recent years the South West has been hitting the headlines for a different reason – the hilarious, unique, and sometimes rude, place names.

The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.

The essays in this volume explore the richness of the interactions between the Anglo-Saxons and their landscape: how they understood, described, and exploited the Reviews: 1. Common Knowledge Places Devon, England, UK. Places: Devon, England, UK The Country Life Picture Book of Devon and Cornwall by Paul Pettit: Cousins by Suzanne Goodwin: The Crediton Killings by Michael Jecks: The Place-Names of Devon Part 2 (English Place-Name Society: Volume IX) by J.

Gover. As expected, the Domesday Book shows us that the areas where there is a greater number of occurrences of Scandinavian place names elements are those within the Danelaw, and, in general, where Scandinavian settlement was the strongest, during the 8th, 9th and 10th century.

(Earl) Hugh (of Chester) William of Warenne. (York, St Peter), archbishop of. English bishop/archbishop. Roger of Poitou. Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury) Bishop G [eoffrey] of Coutances.

(Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of. Richard (son of Count Gilbert) Henry of Ferrers. Countess Judith. Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.

Baldwin the sheriff.This is a list of towns in England. Historically, towns were any settlement with a charter, including market towns and ancient process of incorporation was reformed in and many more places received borough charters, whilst others were lost.“Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local HistorianThis revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes o engaging and informative entries, tracing the development of the featured place-names from earliest times to the present day.

Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater'.