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A dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland place-names

Barrie Cox

A dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland place-names

by Barrie Cox

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Published by English Place-Name Society in Nottingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- England -- Leicestershire -- Dictionaries.,
  • Names, Geographical -- England -- Rutland -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Etymology -- Names -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesLeicestershire and Rutland place-names
    Statementby Barrie Cox.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society popular series -- v. 5, Popular series (English Place-Name Society) -- v. 5.
    ContributionsCoates, Richard., English Place-Name Society.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20041390M
    ISBN 10090488970X
    OCLC/WorldCa64097155

    Leicestershire was recorded in the Domesday Book in four wapentakes: Guthlaxton, Framland, Goscote and Gartree. These later became hundreds, with the division of Goscote into West Goscote and East Goscote, and the addition of Sparkenhoe hundred. Ibstock is a village and civil parish about miles (4 km) south of Coalville in North West Leicestershire, population of the civil parish was 5, at the census increasing to .

    Rutland - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. All Free. Rutland, England Online Genealogy Records This chart shows links to countrywide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county, town, or parish), go to Locating Online Databases. , , and can be searched free of charge at your local Family History Center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Derbyshire Place Names: Leicestershire and Rutland Place Names: Black Country Ghosts: Ley Lines Across the Midlands: Oxfordshire Place Names: Culture Wise America: Paranormal Cotswolds: Haunted Worcestershire: Shropshire Place Names: Nottinghamshire Place Names: South Staffordshire Street Names: Hampshire Place Names: Gloucestershire Place. Frisby on the Wreake is a village and civil parish on the River Wreake about miles ( km) west of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England. [1] [2] The Census recorded the .


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxx, pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Popular series (English Place-Name Society), v Place Names of Leicestershire and Rutland [Bourne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Place Names of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Place Names of Leicestershire and Rutland Only 1 left in stock - order soon. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone Author: Jill Bourne. Understanding Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names [Jill Bourne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Understanding Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names. This dictionary of Leicestershire & Rutland place-names, their origins and meanings, includes districts, towns, villages and hamlets, together with notable buildings, as well as countryside features - such as fields, rivers, streams, hills and woods.

Books. Kenneth Cameron and John Insley, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. English Place-Name Society, Jayne Carroll, Stephen Harrison and Gareth Williams, The Vikings in Britain and Ireland.

British Museum Press, Barrie Cox, A Dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland Place. Buy Leicestershire and Rutland Places Names First Edition by Poulton-Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 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.

Map of places in Leicestershire compiled from this list See the list of places in England for places in other counties. Melton Mowbray. Leicester. Loughborough. Hinckley. Market Harborough. Coalville. Wigston Magna. Some of the larger settlements of Leicestershire.

Cox, The Place-Names of Leicestershire: Parts I to IV, Nottingham () B. Cox, A Dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names, Nottingham () Lincolnshire - K. Cameron, The Place-Names of Lincolnshire Parts I to VI, Cambridge and Nottingham () - NB.

Genre/Form: Local history Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bourne, Jill. Place-names of Leicestershire & Rutland. [Leicester]: Leicester Libraries and Information Service, About this Item: English Place-Name Society, Soft Cover.

Condition: Very Good. pages clean and tight. This book is a guide to the place-names of Leicestershire and Rutland from the earliest times to the twentieth century. This list was updated in his book Essays in Leicestershire History published in In he published in the Transactions an account of seven of the key sites, Baggrave, Cold Newton, Great Stretton, Hamilton, Ingarsby, Lowesby and Quenby.

[3]. Dictionary of Edwardian Biography: Leicestershire and Rutland - Reprinted from Leicestershire and Rutland at the Opening of the Twentieth Century: Contemporary Biographies [W T Pike] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Leicestershire’s most attractive features are shy and quiet and have to be sought out, but they amply reward the explorer. The county is divided into two almost equal parts by the River Soar, which flows northward into the Trent. It separates the east and west by abroad valley, flowing like a silver ribbon through historic Leicester in the very heart of the county.

Barrie Cox, A Dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (), p. Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (), p. Gillian Fellows Jensen, Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.

Copenhagen: Akademisk. Leicestershire is a fascinating and diverse county. Its countryside, market towns and historic buildings attract large numbers of visitors. Place names show evidence of Roman, Saxon and Norman settlement. The Normans built castles and churches and althoug. The Surnames of Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire. John Aikin in England Delineated 5th edn The Old Map Shop. Leicestershire. Bejamin Pitts Capper engr. H Cooper for A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom pub. Phillips. Leicestershire. Charles Smith, engr.

Smith & Jones in Smith's New English Atlas. Leicestershire. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Rutland, 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.

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Notes Editors: Apr. Apr.John and Thomas SpencerJuly Jan.Thomas SpencerJune Frederic Chapman.“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.