The Place-Names of Shropshire (County Volumes of the Survey of English Place-names) by Margaret Gelling

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Published by English Place-Name Society .

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Subjects:

  • Place names & gazetteers,
  • Shropshire,
  • History, Local,
  • Names, Geographical,
  • England

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8290889M
ISBN 100904889432
ISBN 109780904889437

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[Margaret Gelling]. Further details of the Survey of English Place-Names, including a list of volumes already published on Shropshire and other counties. Shropshire Archives. Local history resources, including medieval charters, books, maps, and photographs, as well as information on volunteering opportunities.

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For more information please visit the A Year of Books page. Place-Names of Shropshire. Shropshire's Welsh The Place-Names of Shropshire book. 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-west, and Oswestry, in the. 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 prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Buy The Place-Names of Shropshire: Part 6 (County Survey) First Edition by Gelling, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Margaret Gelling. 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 town status are shown in bold. Get this from a library. The Place-names of Shropshire. Part 2, The The Place-Names of Shropshire book of Ford and Condover.

[Margaret Gelling; H D G Foxall; English Place-Name Society.; British Academy.]. Buy Dictionary of the Place-Names of Wales First Edition by Hywel Wyn Owen, Richard Morgan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. It describes the 64 place visited with place-names ending in -ford and discusses their relevance to the road system and the settlement pattern. Since the relation of these place-names to the Roman roads in Shropshire is an important part of the study, a summary of what is known about Roman Roads in Shropshire is also included.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowcock, E.W. Shropshire place names. Shrewsbury, Wilding & Son, Printers, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Place-Names of Shropshire: Shrewsbury Town and Suburbs and the Liberties of Shrewsbury Part 4: Pt. 4 (County Survey) Gelling, Margaret ISBN X ISBN 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 whose names is the name of.

Work was begun on the collection of Shropshire’s place-names by a group of dedicated volunteers, under the watchful eye of Margaret Gelling. Gelling wrote six volumes of the English Place-Name Society survey of the county before her death inthe last of which was published posthumously in   History of English Place-Names: Articles > Names.

A Survey of the History of English Place­names. By Scolastica la souriete. The subject of English place­names is a complicated one. There are many factors involved, not the least of which is the waves of conquest England suffered during the period in which most of her place­names were formed.

Buy Shropshire Place Names by Poulton-Smith, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2.

Margaret Joy Gelling, OBE FBA FSA (née Midgley; 29 November – 24 April ) was an English toponymist, known for her extensive studies of English served as President of the English Place-Name Society from toand Vice-President of the International Council of Onomastic Sciences from toas well as being a Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, and.

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.

Isombridge is a small hamlet in rural lies on the border of the civil parishes of Wrockwardine and Rodington, north of Wrockwardine village, near the River tion details are included under Rodington.

Immediately to the north is another small hamlet, Marsh Green, which was formerly on the Shrewsbury Canal until the latter's closure.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since The Birds of Shropshire provides the most comprehensive record of the County’s avifauna ever published. Produced by Shropshire Ornithological Society, the book is partly based on the results of six years fieldwork by over different observers.

This document has been created by the History Data Service and is based on information supplied by the depositor SN - Electronic Edition of Domesday Book: Translation, Databases and Scholarly Commentary, Bibliography This is not a reading list for Domesday Book and is in no way intended to supplant Bates, A Bibliography of Domesday Book (), which can be supplemented by Hallam.

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.

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 labourers. Environmental information from place-names has largely been overlooked by geoarchaeologists and fluvial geomorphologists in analyses of the depositional histories of rivers and floodplains.

Here, new flood chronologies for the rivers Teme, Severn, and Wye are presented, modelled from stable river sections excavated at Broadwas, Buildwas, and. History. The name Abdon derives from 'Ab(b)a's estate' (Old English personal name Ab(b)a + tūn).

It was called Abetune in the Domesday Book ofwhen it comprised nine households, and was recorded as Ab(b)eton from about toAbbedon in and Abdon from The village had at least 11 households in20 that paid hearth tax in and inthere were 30 houses in.

1 This discussion comes out of the work of the Place-Names of Shropshire project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AH/K/1). I would like to thank Steven Bassett, Jayne Carroll, Paul Cavill, Chris Lewis, David Parsons and Trevor Rowley. I am a retired archivist and have written numerous articles in historical journals and newsletters - in addition to independent books - over a period of nearly 40 years on the subjects of Welsh history and place-names.

My research is ongoing. 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.

The Ordovician trilobite faunas of South Shropshire (British Museum) by W. T Dean: 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. With a note on books by Poulton-Smith and Beckensall. Diana Whaley. Angus J. Winchester, Lake District Field-Names: A guide for local PN Sa The Place-Names of Shropshire.

According to the headword entry in Smith's English Place-Name Elements, the first element of the place-names Ratley in Warwickshire and Roothill in Surrey is OE rot 'cheerful'.(1) This accords with the information given in the English Place-Name Survey volumes for the counties of Warwickshire and Surrey, both of which were prepared by the same trio of editors.

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A glossary of words used in Swaledale, Yorkshire (). With an introduction dealing with the physical features of the county, a copious index, a chapter on the principal naturalists who have done work in connection with the subject, and a short account of the Wild birds Seller Rating: % positive.

All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. Woolston, in the south of the county of Shropshire, England, is a hamlet located in the parish of Wistanstow, one mile northwest of that village, near Craven Arms (in the Church Stretton and Craven Arms county electoral division of Shropshire unitary authority, previously part of the district of South Shropshire until its abolition in ).

In the mediaeval period the name was variously. The ring-binding makes the recto & verso pages easier to lay flat & where places names would normally fall onto the spine, the roads are elongated to allow place names to actually appear on a page.

I would thoroughly recommend this atlas to anybody intending to visit Shropshire, as well as bordering counties & s: 3. Big in size and charm, but small in numbers, Shropshire is a hilly and rural county on the border with Wales.

The settlements are old, often ancient, and always well cared-for. Ludlow and Shrewsbury are a delight, but you could point to anywhere on the map and find a picturesque village or market town close by. In these once tempestuous borderlands are more than 30 castles, surviving.

Housman Country offers three books for the price of one: a lucid biographical portrait; a study of Housman’s lasting influence on our culture; and, as. 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.Howle, also spelt Howl, is a small village in Shropshire, England, in a rural area some five miles to the north-west of the town of gh it is part of the civil parish of Chetwynd, the nearest village is .Richard Morgan is an archivist, formerly with Shropshire and now with Glamorgan Record Office.

He is an honorary lecturer at the School of Welsh at Bangor University/5(15).

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