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place-names of Somerset.

by James S. Hill

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Published by St. Stephen"s printing works in Bristol .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 373 p., front. (port.), plates, map.
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23367167M

All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. Taunton, the county town of Somerset, is a bustling market town situated on the River Tone between the Quantock, Blackdown and Brendon Hills. Watchet It is believed that Watchet began with the arrival of St Decuman from what is now South Wales.

Mapmakers Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick have created a map of the rudest place names in the world. From Lake Minnewanka in Canada to Bonar Bridge in the UK, the map pinpoints towns. My name is Gayle Triller and I am the County coordinator for Pulaski County. We hope you enjoy your visit, and be sure to come back soon, as new material is added frequently. All of the information I have is on the site. I do not live in Pulaski County nor in Kentucky so cannot take on research requests.

Our Family History Centre in Yeovil is closed until further notice due to the consequences of the COVID pandemic. We are not able to process and send publications’ orders. Thank you for your understanding. ***** A selection of books relating to Somerset. Westbury-sub-Mendip was listed in the Domesday Book of as Westberie, meaning 'The west hill under the Mendip Hills' from the Old English west and beorg. It was the property of Gisa, Bishop of Wells. However given the etymology quoted by Ekwall a more likely .


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The Earliest Place Names of Somerset Twelve ancient place names in or near Somerset are listed in the Ravenna Cosmography: Lindinis. Canza. Dolocindo. Clavinio. Morionio. Bolvelaunio. Alauna. Coloneas. Aranus. Anicetis. Melezo. Ibernio What did these names mean to people alive in Roman times.

And where exactly do they belong on the map?File Size: KB. Goda and Geat, it is asserted, mean a Goth or Jute. In such names for in- stance as Godstow, Godmanchester, Godmeston. In Charl- combe, in Somerset, we meet with the name Gautheney (D.B., Godelega), Goathill naturally reminds us, as does Goathiirst, of.

Some of the settlements of Somerset. This is a list of cities, towns, villages and hamlets in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England. Places highlighted in bold type are towns and cities. Field, English Field-Names: a Dictionary, Newton Abbot: David and Charles () Counties.

The following is a catalogue of relevant material arranged by historic county. The depth and reliability of coverage varies greatly and no attempt is made here to provide a full bibliography for each county. Buy The Place-Names of Somerset by James S Hill (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Somerset, 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.

Somerset 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. Somerset Place Names by Anthony Poulton-Smith,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Anthony Poulton-Smith.

THE PLACE-NAMES OF SOMERSET by James S. Hill B.D. (Ref: ) A superb study of the place names of Somerset and a publication for anyone with an interest in Somerset and its history. Place-names of Somerset. Bristol, St. Stephen's printing works, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James S Hill.

A Somerset Sketch Book. Abstracts of Somerset Wills. Barton St David Transcript. Place Names of Somerset. Preparations in Somerset Against the Spanish Armada. Selworthy Parish Records. Somerset Coast. Somerset Historical Essays. Somerset Marriage Allegations. Most Dorset place names are of Old English or Anglo-Saxon origin.

The oldest place names are of Celtic origin – river names like Cerne, Char, Lim, Trent and Wey. Old Harry Rocks. Somerset Place Names examines the origins of the names with which we are otherwise so familiar.

Towns, villages, districts, streets and even pubs are examined and explained. Some of the definitions give a glimpse of life in the earlier days of the settlement, and for the author there is nothing more satisfying than finding a name which gives such a s: 1.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 '.Arthur Wellesley took his title, Duke of Wellington from the town of Wellington; he is commemorated on a nearby hill by a large, spotlit obelisk, known as the Wellington Monument.

The Industrial Revolution in the Midlands and Northern England spelled the end for most of Somerset's cottage industries.