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Worcestershire place names

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Published by H. Frowde in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Worcestershire (England),
  • England,
  • Worcestershire.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- England -- Worcestershire,
    • Worcestershire (England) -- Gazetteers

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W. H. Duignan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.W9 D8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx p., 1 l., 185, [1] p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6966309M
      LC Control Number06006751
      OCLC/WorldCa4256230

        The names of the corresponding counties—“Worcestershire,” “Leicestershire,” and “Gloucestershire”—are pronounced the same way, except that each has another syllable (“sher”) at the end. The British aren’t the only ones who say the names that way. 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 : The History Press. Common Knowledge Places Black Swan Green, Worcestershire, England, UK. Places: Black Swan Green, Worcestershire, England, UK. Places by cover. 1 items. show all: Works (1) Titles: Order: Related book awards. Booker Prize Longlist. Bad Sex in Fiction Award Shortlist. ALA Notable Books for Adults. Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist.


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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 Worcestershire place names book 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. Genre/Form: Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mawer, A. (Allen), Place-names of Worcestershire. Cambridge [England] The University. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Worcestershire Place Names by Anthony Poulton-Smith Paperback Book The Fast Free at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Worcestershire Place Names by Anthony Poulton-Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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 Worcestershire place names book.

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. Worcestershire place names by Duignan, W.

(William Henry), d. Publication date Topics Names, Geographical -- England Worcestershire Publisher London: H. Frowde Collection Worcestershire place names book toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 AddeddatePages: This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Gazetteer Entries in Worcestershire, England at British Place Names Worcestershire place names book a comprehensive gazetteer of every named place in Great Britain, including cities, towns, villages, woodland, hills, mountains, coastal features and other named places.

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 Worcestershire place names book this administrative area.

Genre/Form: Gazetteers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duignan, W.H. (William Henry). Worcestershire place names. London, New York, H. Frowde, 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 Worcestershire place names book 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.

Worcestershire, administrative and historic county of west-central England. It is located in the western portion of the Midlands region southwest of West Midlands metropolitan county. The city of Worcester is the county seat.

Great Malvern Priory Great Malvern Priory in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, Eng. Daderot. 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 Worcestershire place names book For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of. 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.

Worcestershire place names book ARROWSMITH: now a rare name in the was. For Worcestershire the editors have been most Worcestershire place names book 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.

Although small in size, Worcestershire packs more than enough to win your heart. In the south are the Cotswolds and their enchanting stone-built villages and heart-lifting rural scenery.

Go west and you arrive at the Malverns, dark, brooding hills that rise suddenly over the valley of the River Severn that courses north to south down to the Bristol Channel. Worcester is the headliner for. 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 - with some giving their name. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Droitwich, 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. 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.

All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. 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, Country: England.

“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'.

Worcestershire - A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton in collaboration with F.T.S. Houghton, The Place-Names of Worcestershire, English Place-Name Society, 4.

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 inand in the later Middle Ages it was a centre for the wool trade.

Herefordshire. 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. 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.

North Piddle, Worcester, Worcestershire. 18 likes. North Piddle is a small civil parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, England.

It is /5(K). The earliest place name found was Hamtona in which later became Hampton Lovett which is now a village and civil parish in the Wychavon district of the county of Worcestershire.

The Domesday Book listed the following place names: Hamtune, Hantone, Hamntone Hantune, Hantone and Hantun. Early History of the Hampton family. Worcestershire Place Names: 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.

So, we drop the first R, and the vowel in that syllable is the UH as in PUSH vowel, wo- wo. So the lips will start in a tight circle, and then they’ll relax a bit out. But we still want a little bit of round for that vowel.

Wo- wo. This is the stressed syllable. Then we have two unstressed syllables, -stershire, -stershire, so they can be. Worcestershire history and place names are littered with references to pears, indicating their past cultural and economic importance to the region. The counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire were the focus of pear introduction to England by the Normans and they have been cultivated ever since.

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. 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.

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A comprehensive guide to the origins, meanings, etymologies and distribution of thousands of British surnames. Find out where in the world your surname originated, what it originally meant and how many other people you share it with. Top surnames from the. The Place-Names of Worcestershire.

By A. Mawer and F. Stenton, in collaboration with F. 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 the butterflies of Worcestershire by Jack Green.

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.

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. Books set in Worcestershire, England: [Black Swan Green, The Virgin in the Ice, Touch Not the Cat, Touch Not the Cat, Addicted, Discreet Young.

The summary book aspears to place it at the southern end of Newtown Road between the junctions with Hospital Bank and Link Top. The houses on that part of the road seem to be named in blocks, i.e. Oakside, Albert Terrace, Albert Villas, Sydenham Place. presumably these names all now superseded by numbers.

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I’m thinking the right grated cheese will compliment the vinegar next time. Thanx.Anglo-Saxon. Worcestershire was the download pdf of the early English kingdom of the was absorbed by the Kingdom of Mercia during the 7th century and became part of the unified Kingdom of England in It was a separate ealdormanship briefly in the 10th century before forming part of the Earldom of Mercia in the 11th century.

In the years leading up to the .Discover hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Worcestershire, England from Harvington Hall to John Bonham's Grave.