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The Place-Names of Leicestershire (Survey of English Place-names)

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English Place-Name Society
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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The place-names of Leicestershire by Cox, Barrie. Publication date Topics Names, Geographical -- England -- Leicestershire, Leicestershire (England) -- GazetteersPages:   The Place-names of Leicestershire (Survey of English Place-names) (Pt.

2) [Cox, Barrie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Place-names of Leicestershire (Survey of English Place-names) (Pt. 2)Cited by: 1. The Place-names of Leicestershire, Volume 75 English Place-Name Society The Place-names of Leicestershire, English Place-Name Society: Author: Barrie Cox: Contributor: English Place-Name Society: Publisher: English Place-Name Society, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: ISBN: Genre/Form: Local history Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bourne, Jill.

Place-names of Leicestershire & Rutland. [Leicester]: Leicester Libraries and Information Service, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxx, pages: map ; 23 cm. Series Title: English Place-Name Society, v VII.—LEICESTERSHIRE PLACE‐NAMES VII.—LEICESTERSHIRE PLACE‐NAMES Wood, A.

[Rend nt the Meeti7ig of the Pliilological SocieQj on Friday, 5,] THEsources from which old forms,of thenames are taken,with the abbreviations by which they are denoted, are as followsM.

Index to Charters and Rolls in tlie British Museum. This is the fourth volume of The Place Names of Leicestershire and follows the format adopted for the previous three: in that it's largely self-contained.

The book was written by Barrie Cox and published in by the University of Nottingham. The book is in very good condition with no. Buy The Place-Names of Leicestershire (Survey of English Place-Names) 1st by Cox, Barrie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Barrie Cox. Map of places in Leicestershire compiled from this list See the list of places in England for places in other counties. This is a list of cities, towns and villages within the ceremonial county boundaries of Leicestershire, England.

Melton Mowbray. Leicester. Loughborough.

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Hinckley. This dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland place-names examines their origins and meanings. It includes not only towns, villages and hamlets, but also rivers, streams, hills, fields and woods, as well as streets, buildings and public houses.

A comprehensive description of the origin and evolution of each name is given, bringing to life the history of the place in a new and remarkably. The place-names of Leicestershire, part two, Framland Hundred. Hardcover – January 1, by Barrie Cox: (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Hardcover — Author: Barrie Cox. Leicestershire. 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 touch via the Contact page. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Leicester, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place.

They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of.

The Place-Names of Leicestershire (Survey of English Place-Names) at - ISBN - ISBN - English Place-Name Society - - HardcoverPrice Range: £ - £ Description. Part One: The Borough of Leicester.

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Author: Barrie Cox. Condition: Hardcover: pages. Used – Very Good. There is some general wear to the corners and the spine. The author of the book which has turned my attention to this subject brings place-names to help him in the establishment of his theory, and though his etymology is not always convincing, it is worth noting, because it may help in the solution of some alignment problems that may arise in our own district.

“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', 'Broadbottom', and.

History of English Place-Names: Articles > Names. A Survey of the History of English Place­names. By Scolastica la souriete. The subject of English place­names is a complicated one. There are many factors involved, not the least of which is the waves of conquest England suffered during the period in which most of her place­names were formed.

The Place-Names of Leicestershire (7 parts: v 78, 81, 84, 88 and 90–91), – The practice was commenced of the listing of field‑names, arranged by parishes, at the end of the book, followed by a summary of names not found in early records.

This pattern was followed for most counties as far as Vol. XIX. Some terms of. Buy Leicestershire and Rutland Place Names By Anthony Poulton-Smith.

Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN The Society was founded inand since its offices have been based at the University of Nottingham.

By it had published 81 volumes of the county-by-county Survey of English Place-Names, and a range of books and booklets on names organized by region. The Map. Britain’s funny, rude and delightfully odd place names, including our Top 50 selection on this page, are the subject of the Marvellous Map of Great British Place ble in 3 formats (fold-out, flat or framed) from £ A cursory glance at a map of Rutland shows a surprising lack of place-names containing Scandinavian themes.

When Rutland's place-names are studied in historical detail, this dearth becomes truly startling, especially when we consider the geographical position of the county, lying as it does between the Danish boroughs of Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham and Stamford and surrounded by heavy Norse.

Dunton Bassett is midway between Leicester and Rugby on the A some 1, acres in size. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, there strong evidence to su more details. Enderby Enderby lies four miles south-west of Leicester on the north-west tip of the Soar valley, above the flooding levels.

more details. Fleckney. The Place-Names of Leicestershire - Survey of English Place-Names v. 75 (Hardback) Barrie Cox £ Hardback. Margaret Joy Gelling, OBE FBA FSA (née Midgley; 29 November – 24 April ) was an English toponymist, known for her extensive studies of English served as President of the English Place-Name Society from toand Vice-President of the International Council of Onomastic Sciences from toas well as being a Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, and.

PN Le The Place-Names of Leicestershire, It will be noted that Domesday Book forms are quite often out of line with later spellings, and etymologies based on Domesday forms alone, or closer to Domesday than to, say, 13th-century spellings, should be treated with caution. Domesday should be treated as an early.

Scrooby is one of 21 -by place names in Nottinghamshire. The ending is also common in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. Gover, Mawer and Stenton, who wrote The English Place-Name Society's book The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire suggest that there may be an even earlier form of the place-name.

A Saxon document of refers to Scroppen Thorpe. The fastest-growing Transport, Military, Local & General History publisher in the UK. Amberley Publishing provides a fresh approach to regional and general history. The next map has scandinavian place names added for Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

Scandinavian Place Names. Red dots – place names from the gazetteer containing -by, thorpe, kirk, toft.

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Blue dots – hybrid place names mostly Scandinavian personal name + ton.Geography Quiz / Leicestershire place-names Random Geography or Clickable Quiz Can you name the Leicestershire place-names from their etymologies?

by opi96 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle. Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star. Forced Order. Popular Quizzes Today.Place-names show the extent of Danish-occupied Leicestershire with 56 villages ending with –by, half of which contain a Danish personal name as their other element.

The sounds of the Scandinavian invaders gives way to names of an older Mercian originwith names ending in -ton.