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place-names of the West Riding of Yorkshire

A. H. Smith

place-names of the West Riding of Yorkshire

by A. H. Smith

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Published by Cambridge University P in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.H. Smith. Part 3, Morley Wapentake.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18756456M

It is an element in numerous minor place-names, mostly as a generic [kjarr], sources YAS Record Series Place-names of West Riding Henry Best's Farming Book North Riding Records Yorkshire Archaeological Jo Patent Roll YAS Record Series vol. 1. Dunsfort takes its name from Roger de Dunsforth or Dunsford - i.e. Roger from Dunsforth in the West Riding of Yorkshire - one of John de Courcy’s knights, and one of the benefactors of the monastery of Nendrum after it was reconstituted as a cell of St Bees Abbey in Cumberland, dependant on St Mary’s Abbey, York (see O’Laverty i ).

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 . NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Hook, 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 the.

Many Yorkshire villages have the Danish suffix –by or –thorpe, and about a third of place names in the East and North Ridings in Domesday Book are of Scandinavian origin, which suggests that local people must, at the very least, have been widely influenced by Scandinavian languages. Estate map to settle a lawsuit over peat-cutting rights. South at top. Rivers are Trent and Don. Yorkshire-North Riding. Christopher Saxton, engr. William Hole in Camden's Britannia. Hull. John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. York. John Speed in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine Yorke.


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The subdivision of Yorkshire into three ridings or "thirds" (Old Norse: Þriðungr) is of Scandinavian origin. The West Riding was first recorded (in the form West Treding) in the Domesday Book of Unlike most English counties, Yorkshire, being so large, was divided first into the three ridings (East, North and West) and, later, the city Status: Ancient Riding, then Administrative county.

The Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire Part 4: The Wapentakes of Barkston Ash, Skyrack and Ainsty Smith, A. Published by Cambridge at the University Press, London (). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moorman, Frederic William, Place-names of the West Riding of Yorkshire.

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Read Online. (1.) The Terminations of West Riding Place-Names: xxxv. (II.) Bibliography: xlix. An: Etymological Investigation of the Place-Names of the West Riding recorded in Domesday Book, or in Kirkby's Inquest, Knights' Fees, and Nomina Villarum for Yorkshire: 1: Appendix: Battersby.

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