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6 edition of The Place-Names of Shropshire found in the catalog.

The Place-Names of Shropshire

by Margaret Gelling

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by English Place-Name Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - England,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Europe - Gt. Britain/England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8290894M
    ISBN 10090488967X
    ISBN 109780904889673

    – 5pm Shropshires Welsh place-names Dr David Parsons (Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, University of Wales) 5 – 6pm Wine reception Display of documents Please book early as places are limited. Return this form, together with a cheque payable to The Friends of Shropshire Archives, to.   A new book by Anthony Poulton-Smith – just published. I hope some of your members may be interested in the latest title in our county place names series which has just been published in Kindle eBook format, price £ This link gives full details and also provides sample pages – or search for Bedfordshire Place Names on the Amazon website.

    The Society was founded in , and 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. I`ve just consulted a book I have "The Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names", it states that it does simply mean bank or ridge or hill. It was worth asking as for example there are places in South Shropshire miles and miles from the sea named beach such as Snailbeach, Wagbeach,Perkins Beach.

      Buy Shropshire Gazetteer by Michael Raven from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Michael Raven. one of the most etymologically complex of English place names, it illustrates the changes wrought in Old English words by Anglo-French scribes who could not pronounce them. Recorded as Scrobbesbyrig, it originally may have meant "the fortified place in (a district called) The Scrub.".


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The Place-Names of Shropshire by Margaret Gelling Download PDF EPUB FB2

A poster version of the Place-Names of Shropshire Travelling Exhibition was displayed at the SNSBI spring conference in Maynooth (Ireland). Public Engagement In addition to the published volumes, an exhibition and a series of talks conveyed to the Shropshire community the interest of the subject and its relevance to so many historical topics.

Map of places in Shropshire compiled from this list See the list of places in England for places in other counties. This is a list of towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, list includes those places in Telford and with.

Place-Names of Shropshire. Shropshire's Welsh Names. As part of a major AHRC-funded project to complete work on the English Place-Name Society’s survey of Shropshire’s place-names (click here for the main project page), we shall be preparing a study of the Welsh names of the county.

We will devote a substantial volume to the two hundreds of Clun, in the south. Genre/Form: Local history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gelling, Margaret. Place-names of Shropshire. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society, The place-names of Shropshire / 1, The major names of Shropshire.

The Place-Names of Shropshire book Gelling] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Gelling. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Paperback.

Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st. A very good copy of this page book, giving the origins of place names in Wiltshire. Previous owner's name on inside of front cover.

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller |. Homer is a small village in Shropshire, England, north of the town of Much Wenlock. The name first appears in the 14th century as "Honemor".

Originally common land called Homer Wood, the settlement developed from squatters' cottages encroaching on the common during the 17th century.

During the 19th century it served as accommodation for quarrymen and farm y: England. Inspired by the extraordinary place-names of Shropshire, the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Shrewsbury-based children's book specialist, Button & Bear, invites the children of the West Midlands to write a short story of no more than words, using one of twelve Shropshire place-names as their inspiration.

Inspired buy the extraordinary place-names of Shropshire we are working with the University of Nottingham on their project. There are two age categories and years. For more information and to look at how you can enter and win prizes for yourself and your school head over to their website.

Buy The Place-Names of Shropshire: The Hundreds of Ford and Condover Part 2 (County Volumes of the Survey of English Place-Names) by Gelling, Margaret, Foxall, H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1). Writing Competition Inspired by the extraordinary place-names of Shropshire, the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Shrewsbury-based children's book specialist, Button & Bear, invites the children of the West Midlands to write a short story of no more than words, using one of twelve Shropshire place-names as their inspiration.

Place-names are often hundreds of. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. THE ORDOVICIAN TRILOBITE FAUNAS OF SOUTH SHROPSHIRE, III.

Photographic memories of the Heart of England: a century of change in the Midlands by Francis Frith: Pigs Have Wings by P.

Wodehouse: The Place-names of Shropshire, part I (EPNS vol. LXII/LXIII) by Margaret Gelling: The Place-names of Shropshire, part II (EPNS vol. LXX) by Margaret. To discover Shropshire's districts and towns, please click the district of Shropshire you would like to explore on the map below.

Alternatively click the relevant text link for the town below. North Shropshire Ellesmere. Is the heart of Shropshire's meres and mosses, where the nutrient rich waters of the Mere attract an abundant amount of wildlife.

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.

Buy The Place-Names of Shropshire: Part 6 (County Survey) First Edition by Margaret Gelling (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. The meanings of Welsh place names are often very transparent to Welsh speakers.

Abertawe, for instance, is the aber ('estuary') of the river the English name for the city – Swansea – is not 'the sea of swans', even though 'The Swans' is the nickname of Swansea City Football fact, the name has its origins in the Norse language of the Vikings. Shropshire - M.

Gelling, The Place-Names of Shropshire Parts I to V, Nottingham (). Although these volumes only provide detailed coverage of part of Shropshire, Volume 1 deals with all major names across the county. *Somerset - very little coverage at all. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Newport, 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. Shropshire and Welsh entries 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. Writing Competition Inspired by the extraordinary place-names of Shropshire, the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Shrewsbury-based children's book specialist, Button & Bear, invites the children of the West Midlands to write a short story of no more than words, using one of twelve Shropshire place-names as their inspiration.Welsh Place Names in Shropshire Paperback $ Paperback Next page Place - Names of Gwent by Richard Morgan () Jan 1, Paperback.

$1, Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies.NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Shropshire, 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 .