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place-names of Berkshire

Margaret Gelling

place-names of Berkshire

by Margaret Gelling

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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Gelling.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society : [Publications] -- vol.49-51, English Place-Name Society -- vol.49-51.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21349195M

  Book all 5 afternoon talks in the quarter for £20 (members £16). Full details of all these events at Book: online at or in person at The Centre for Heritage and Family History, or turn up on the day (subject to availability). Berkshire Family History Society is a registered charity (no ). Parish church. The Church of England parish church of SS Mark and Luke is an 11th-century Norman building. It consists of only a nave, chancel and late 19th-century north font is a notable piece of Romanesque sculpture and may be Saxon. The south doorway is a Norman arch. The chancel has Norman vaulting and a Norman arch, both with "beakhead" nial county: Berkshire.

Information on these places must be sought in the Berkshire volumes. Place-names of the Hundreds of Wootton, Bampton, Chadlington, Bloxham, and Banbury; glossaries, appendix on charter boundaries; 2 maps (hundreds & parishes, and geology) bound : Margaret Gelling. This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in Alphabetically arranged by Native American name, this reference work gives insight into the Native origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes, and other locales. The current state of Massachusetts retains the name of the once inhabiting tribe, although its people were decimated by illness and.

Berkshire. 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. Buy The Place-Names of Berkshire: Part 1: Pt. 1 (Survey of English Place-Names) New edition by Gelling, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.


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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The old English charter boundaries of Berkshire --pt.

3: II. Introduction to "The place-names of Berkshire" and analyses of material in parts I and IIAtlas. Maps illustrating charter boundaries (9 maps). Series Title: English Place-Name Society (Series), v. ; English Place-Name Society (Series), v.

; English Place-Name Society (Series. The place-names of Berkshire; an essay. by F. (Frank Merry) Stenton. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what place-names of Berkshire book thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *.

Excerpt from The Place-Names of Berkshire Some of these have indexes of personal names as well as of place-names. Both should be consulted. The place-names of Berkshire are here arranged (in alphabetical order) under the various suffixes which they exhibit, which are likewise arranged in alphabetical by: 2.

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Full text of "The place-names of Berkshire; an essay" See other formats I B4 '. 5g2 I University College, Reading Studies in Local History The Place-Names of Berkshire An Essay By F. Stenton, M.A. Research Fellow in Local History, University College, Reading Reading Published by University College Price Two Shillings and Sixpence net BOUGHT WITH THE INCOME FROM THE SAGE.

"Shadows," can be bought on Ebay, Berkshire Books, Concord and on (also call ). Below is just a sample of many the short essays in the book describing historic place names in Contra Costa County.

English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Part 1, Lower and Upper Strafforth and Staincross Wapentakes by A.H. Smith published 1 editionAuthor: F.

Stenton. Berkshire (/ ˈ b ɑːr k ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər / BARK-shər, -⁠sheer; in the 17th century sometimes spelt phonetically as Barkeshire; abbreviated Berks.) is a county in South East England. One of the home counties, Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in Constituent country: England.

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.

The Berkshire Record Society is a text publication society founded in to produce scholarly editions of important documents relating to the history of Berkshire, England, held at the Berkshire Record Office and elsewhere.

It is a registered charity. Selected publications. Correspondence of the Foundling Hospital Inspectors in Berkshire, – County Council, 18 books Anne Perry, 4 books P. Ditchfield, 2 books Mee, Arthur, 2 books Nick Channer, 2 books Penelope Stokes, 1 book Morgan, Philip, 1 book Horace Woollaston Monckton, 1 book Scott, Valerie, 1 book Cecilia Millson, 1 book Summers, W.

H., 1 book Susan Read, 1 book J. Wordie, 1 book Margaret Gelling, 1 book Harold Peake, 1. Hey all. Very new to the series - I'm halfway through book one and really really enjoying it*. I enjoy historical fiction anyway - but Cornwall does an amazing job of making you feel like you're in that time period, not just a modern setting with togas or whatever.

I got into the series because, as you've probably heard, the next Assassin's Creed title (out for Christmas) is set in Alfred's. Origins of Place Names Virtually all of the place names decided on up to around the 14th Century were due to the environment of the area.

For example, Doncaster would probably have originated as a Roman fort on a hill, from the Roman ' Caster ' and Celtic ' Don '. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book.

You may prefer to use the map. The Place-Names of Berkshire by Skeat Walter W, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Within these pages author Anthony Poulton-Smith examines the origins of the place names with which we are otherwise so familiar.

Towns, villages, districts, hills, streams, woods, farms, fields, streets and even pubs are examined and explained. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Wokingham, 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.

Berkshire - M. Gelling, The Place-Names of Berkshire, 3 volumes, English Place-Name Society,Cambridge () Buckinghamshire - A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Buckinghamshire, Cambridge () Cambridgeshire - P.H.

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He is the former director of Crothall Healthcare, the former executive director of Sweetwood Retirement Community, and a former community development director for the city of was named Pittsfield's director of community development, a mayoral-appointed .“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.

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