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Worcestershire place names.

Duignan, W. H.

Worcestershire place names.

by Duignan, W. H.

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Published by Henry Frowde in London .
Written in English


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Pagination186p. ;
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL16032525M

Bromsgrove is a market town in Worcestershire, about midway between Worcester and Birmingham. A royal estate in the Norman period, the origins of the town go back to at least the Saxon period. Bromsgrove was granted a market charter in , and in the later Middle Ages it . “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.

Anthony Poulton-Smith takes the reader on a fascinating A–Z tour of the haunted hotspots of Worcestershire. Contained within the pages of this book are strange tales of spectral sightings, active poltergeists, and restless spirits appearing in streets, inns, churches, estates, public buildings, and private homes across the area. The Place-Names of Worcestershire. By A. Mawer and F. M. Stenton, in collaboration with F. T. S. Houghton. [With a map.] by Sir Allen MAWER: A Portrait of English Cathedrals by Herbert Felton: Portrait of Worcestershire by Peter J Neville Havins: A practical guide to .

Worcestershire - A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton in collaboration with F.T.S. Houghton, The Place-Names of Worcestershire, English Place-Name Society, 4, EPNS, Cambridge () Contents Summary. Birth Place Matching "Worcestershire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending) of names. Worcestershire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince () and Shakespeare in Love (). He is married to Dianne Williams.


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Worcestershire place names by Duignan, W. H. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Worcestershire. 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.

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(William Henry), d. Publication date Topics Names, Geographical -- England Worcestershire Publisher London: H. Frowde Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - Pages: Genre/Form: Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duignan, W.H.

(William Henry). Worcestershire place names. London, New York, H. Frowde, Genre/Form: Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mawer, A. (Allen), Place-names of Worcestershire. Cambridge [England] The University. William Henry Dugan, in his book Worcestershire Place Names, states that although the word "Piddle" is not listed in any Anglo-Saxon dictionary, it is found in a few places in Anglo-Saxon charters.

Dugan believes that the word "Piddle" is an old English word for a small stream. North Piddle was named after Piddle Brook, on which it y: England. Hindlip or Hinlip is a village and civil parish 3 miles ( km) north east of Worcester, in the Wychavon district, in the county of Worcestershire, the parish had a population of The parish touches Tibberton, Martin Hussingtree, Salwarpe, Oddingley, Warndon and North Claines.

Features. There are 15 listed buildings in Hindlip. Hindlip Hall, a stately home originally 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. North Piddle, Worcester, Worcestershire. 18 likes. North Piddle is a small civil parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, England.

It is /5(K). Anthony Poulton-Smith is now a full time author arter a careerin engineering. He hashad four books (including two about the place names of Staffordshire and Warwickshire), and SPL's Worcestershire Place Names) and over magazine articles published. The place-name 'Grimley' is first attested in a Saxon charter ofwhere it appears as the Domesday Book of it appears as name means 'wood haunted by a ghost or spectre' (Old English grima).It is known for the Norman Parish Church; St y: England.

Guppy also makes some notes on some of the characteristic Gloucestershire names: ALWAY: A Glouc. name; the name of a family of gentry in Hawkesbury in the 17th and 18th century. ARKELL: A surname numerous in the county, was the name of the Patron of the Living of Bodington in the late 18th century.

ARROWSMITH: now a rare name in the was a Cirencester family thus called during the. Martley is a village in Worcestershire. Category: Populated Place Type: Village Latitude/Longitude: 52°14'13"N 2°21'31"W Eastings/Northings:OS Grid: SO Mapcode Local: GBR 1 Mapcode Global: VH92KCC Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Martley within this administrative area.

Posts about Worcestershire written by Krilling for Company. A Dictionary of British Place-Names, A.D. Mills (Oxford University Press ). A palimpsest is a manuscript that has been scraped clean and used to write something new.

Category: Populated Place Type: Town Latitude/Longitude: 52°20'6"N 2°3'33"W Eastings/Northings:OS Grid: SO Mapcode Local: GBR 2FY.G6J Mapcode Global: VH9ZL.8K6N Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Bromsgrove within this administrative area.

Free Online Library: From Domesday Book to Lay Subsidy Rolls: place-names as informants of linguistic change. by "Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: international review of English Studies"; Literature, writing, book reviews Languages and linguistics Anglo-Saxon language Etymology Domesday book Analysis Grammar Grammar, Comparative and general Phonology Language and languages Origin Linguistic.

All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. These place names were selected as some of them sounded unusual, some sounded interesting, some just sounded funny and some a little rude.

It is up to you to decide which is which. This list is original. An earlier, shorter version of it appeared on another web site of mine. Some names are more than 1, years old, others are surprisingly recent. Many place names give clues to the identity of early settlers who carved out a new life here - .NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Worcestershire, 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.For Worcestershire the editors have been most fortunate in securing the help era local expert, Mr.

Houghton, for Worcester es with diffi- culties and many Worcester place-names are very 'obscure. The result is a most elaborate and interesting book.