2 edition of Local place names found in the catalog.
Local place names
|Statement||compiled by Brian Vale ; edited by Alan Piper.|
|Contributions||Piper, Alan., Lambethans Society.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
Worcestershire. 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. “Places and Names is its own profile in courage: the story of how a Marine turned reporter struggled with the polemics of desolation in the Middle East. Elliot Ackerman is a man of both action and thought, and his book is closely observed, rigorously lived, and clarifying for all of us who have not understood how U.S. policy in the Islamic.
In this new and enlarged edition of his popular book, the author has added not only a number of new entries but also new information to existing entries. Nearly 3, counties, cities, mountains, and lakes are listed alphabetically, with such information as origin of name, date of founding and abandonment of towns, existence of a post office, changes of name, and other pertinent details/5(4). Many places in the world, from the smallest settlement to the largest expanse of land or water, have a secondary name. This new dictionary is devoted to over 4, such names. What is a secondary placename? For the purposes of this book, it is a name, nickname, title, or slogan by which a place is known in addition to its formal or usual name.
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“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.
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