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The place-names of Cumberland

The place-names of Cumberland

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Published by The University press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Cumberland.,
  • Cumberland
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- England -- Cumberland,
    • English language -- England -- Cumberland -- Etymology -- Names

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. M. Armstrong [and others]
      ContributionsArmstrong, A. M., Dickins, Bruce, 1889- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA645 .A4 vol. 20, etc.
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL198097M
      LC Control Numbera 50008097
      OCLC/WorldCa3812939


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Excerpt from The Place-Names of Cumberland and Westmorland Turning to the Irish annals and Scandinavian sagas, we learn that at the end of the ninth century the Vikings appeared for the first time in the Bristol by: 2.

The place-names of Cumberland. Published by The University press in Cambridge [Eng.]. Written in English. The Place-Names of Cumberland and Westmorland: Publisher: Manchester University Press: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Place-names of Cumberland. Cambridge [England] The University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The place-names of Cumberland and Westmorland by Sedgefield, Walter John; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Geographical Names, English.

A collectable first edition () of the English Place Name Society Volume XX covering Eskdale, Cumberland and Leath lly good condition with moderate sunlight fading on the cover. Of the 50 names in Cumberland, not counting farm- names, ending in -by, nine lie to the E., N.E., and N.

of Carlisle, one to the S.E., three lie to the W. of that city, five are close to the The place-names of Cumberland book, seven are within six miles of the coast, while 12 are grouped round Penrith, within a radius of about eight miles. The place names of Cumberland part one (Eskdale, Cumberland and Leath wards) Armstrong, A.M./Mawer, A.

/ Stenton, F. / Dickins, B. Published by Published at the University Press, Cambridge,1st edition. Volume XX of the English Place Name Society.

This is a list of the seventy-four Cumberland County, Pennsylvania servicemen who sacrificed their lives in service to their country during World War I. The list is compiled from the book Service records: Cumberland County in the World War printed in by the Cumberland Cou. – C.

Bruce Fergusson, Place-Names and Places of Nova Scotia first appeared inwhen it was published by the Public Archives of Nova Scotia as a special project to commemorate Canada's centenary of Confederation. It's still the only reference source. Synopsis.

After local government reorganization, Cumberland now forms a part (with Westmorland and Lancashire North of the Sands) of the non-Metropolitan County of Cumbria. This part includes the Introduction (pp. xiii - xxxix), bibliography (pp.

xlv - lvi), glossary of elements (pp. - 5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sedgefield, Walter John, Place-names of Cumberland and Westmorland. Manchester, University Press; London, New. Be the first to review “THE PLACE NAMES OF CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND – W.J.

Sedgefield.” Cancel reply. You must be logged in to post a review. Related products. THE WORTHIES OF CUMBERLAND: SIR JAMES GRAHAM by Henry Lonsdale £ ; APPLEBY POLL BOOK Cumberland. The EPNS planned its survey of English place-names county by county, inevitably using the old county boundaries, which persisted up to The great Swedish toponymist Eilert Ekwall had already undertaken a remarkable pioneering work in – The Place-Names of Lancashire (Manchester: the University Press).

Notes on Cumberland County Place Names by Lots of People This is a work in progress. The orginal base of this is a collection of Cumberland County place names that were compiled by an unknown author about the year The study of local toponymy and of place-names within the wider district can considerably add to our understanding of the local landscape of assembly sites, their topography and functional arrangements, and their wider context.

F.M. Stenton and B. Dickins, The Place-Names of Cumberland, Parts I, II and III, Cambridge () Derbyshire - K. 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. List of Volumes. The published volumes of the Survey are listed below, in alphabetical order by county. The Place-Names of Cumberland (3 parts: vols 20–22), – In this volume the practice was resumed of listing field‑names in parish order at the end of the book.

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Barrett, J., Fragments from antiquity. An archaeology of social life in Britain, – BC, London. Beresford, M. and Hurst, J., English Heritage book of Wharram Percy deserted medieval village, London Author: Gillian Fellows-Jensen. Landnama Book of Iceland: As it Illustrates the Dialect, Place Names, Folk Lore, & Antiquities of Cumberland, Westmorland, and North Lancashire.

Ellwood (Rector of Torver.). Landnama Book of Iceland as It illustrates the Dialect, Place Names, Folk Lore: and Antiquities of Cumberland, Westmorland, and North Lancashire. Paperback – Septem by Thomas Ellwood Ellwood (Author)Author: Thomas Ellwood. Cumberland. 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. Bewcastle is a large civil parish in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England.

It is in the historic county of Cumberland. The well-respected book The Place-names of Cumberland states that it is "impossible" for Bewcastle to be named after Bueth. ct: City of Carlisle. Place-names with the suffix by following a Norman personal name reflect immigration from the south about this time.

The land was briefly recaptured by the Scots, but the historic county of Cumberland, established byremained a part of England. Etymology. The word "toponymy" is derived from the Greek words tópos (τόπος) "place" and ónoma (ὄνομα) "name". Toponymy itself is a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds.

In a more restricted sense, the term 'toponymy' refers to an inventory of toponyms, while the discipline researching such names is referred to as toponomastics. The Place-names of Cumberland, (Armstrong et al., Cambridge University Press) Part 3, pages xlv ff. The Place-names of Westmorland, (Smith, Cambridge University Press) Part 1, pages lviii ff.

The Place-names of Lancashire, (Ekwall, Manchester University Press, ) pages ix ff., xvi ff. PN Cu The Place-Names of Cumberland, Parts 1, 2 and 3 PN D The Place-Names of Dev on, Parts 1 and 2 PN Db The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Parts 1, 2 and 3Author: Rebecca Gregory.

Book English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Part 1, Lower and Upper Strafforth and Staincross : F. Stenton. Cumbrian toponymy refers to the study of place names in Cumbria, a county in North West England, and as a result of the spread of the ancient Cumbric language, further parts of northern England and the Southern Uplands of Scotland.

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12mo. First edition. Blue and white covers with silhouette illustrations of Maine life. Book is in VG condition; edges are rubbed and corners are lightly creased at tips.

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The place names Cumbria and Cumberland actually refer to the Brythonic people. Author by: Roderick Macpherson Languange: en Publisher by: Routledge Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 19 Total Download: File Size: 47,8 Mb Description: This is the first reset edition of Henderson's The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland ().Henderson wrote two open letters to Samuel Johnson, criticizing his account of Scotland and the Scottish character.

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Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater', 'Broadbottom', and. Landnama Book of Iceland: As it Illustrates the Dialect, Place Names, Folk Lore, & Antiquities of Cumberland, Westmorland,and North Lancashire - Ebook written by T.

Ellwood (Rector of Torver.). Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Landnama Book of Iceland: As it Illustrates. Cumberland County was set off from Salem County Janu Places in Cumberland County have, therefore, been generally omitted.

Some place names in Cumberland County can be found in the "Vineland Historical Magazine - Vol. 23, page No attempt has been made to give the entire history of places mentioned.Cumberland County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) Cumberland County KY Genealogy (Kentucky Genealogy) FamilySearch Catalog.

Free - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Cumberland, 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.