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place-names of Essex.

P. H. Reaney

place-names of Essex.

by P. H. Reaney

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Maps in pocket at end.

SeriesPublications / English Place-Name Society -- vol.12, Publications -- vol.12.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18816812M

PN Ess The Place-Names of Essex. The name Clare is first mentioned in the Domesday Book. The critical point here is that no pre-Conquest document refers to Clare under that name. DB also refers to the place now called Claret Hall, which is just to the south of Clare, in Essex. It must be assumed that this name has a French diminutive. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Brentwood, 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.

  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. David went on to university and became a medievalist – and later wrote books on the origins of place-names in Dorset, the Isle of Wight and London. Twenty years ago came A Dictionary of English.

Notable buildings. The manor house, Terling Place, was built between and The Terling windmill, latterly converted to residential use, was featured in the film Oh, Mr Porter!.. The Anglican church dedicated to All Saints is located on the village green. The body of the church is medieval, restored in the 19th century, while the brick-built tower dates from — — P. H. Reamey, The Place-Names of Essex. English Place-Name Society, Vol. 12 (Cambridge: At the University Press, ), page 73; also British History Online: High Ongar. In this context, it may accord with long-standing practice that the document locates .


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Place-names of Essex by P. H. Reaney Download PDF EPUB FB2

This comprehensive study includes articles on the development of place names and the historic estates of Essex as well as gazetteers of parish Essex Place Names: James Kemble: : Books. $ 6 Used from $ English Place-Name Society: Vol The Place-Names of Essex (County Volumes of the Survey of English Place-names) Hardcover – September 2, by P.

Reaney (Author), A. Smith (Editor)5/5(1). Essex Parish Place-name books contain the place-names recorded from historical documents of a single parish, together with a short introduction, and Ordnance Survey maps (c) of the parish with, where appropriate, the Tithe Award (c) parcel numbers superimposed onto them in order to facilitate location.

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Parish Place-name booklets which contain in hard copy field- and other place- and personal names with additional information are available for purchase from the Essex Record Office book counter tel. The Essex Place-names Project has been supported by Council for British Archaeology, Essex County Council, Essex Heritage Trust, Essex Society for Archaeology & History, 'Awards for.

out of 5 stars Essex Place-Names Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 July This book follows the standard format of the English Place-Name Society series: it is a gazetteer arranged by hundred (rather than parish, though there is a comprehensive index).Reviews: 2. Full text of "Norse place-names in Essex" See other formats *HB mmm ; v-v'^: NORSE PLACE-NAMES IN ESSEX.' BY J.

K(H;\1>, M.A., I.L.D. THK late Professor iMvrman, in one of his historical works, was led by the mention of Mil ford Haven to write as follows: In those waters the wandering wiking had seen the likeness of his own fiords, and had left his mark here and there on a holm, a gard.

31 rows  The Essex Place-names Project is a County-wide survey to record place- and field-names. Billericay. Clacton-on-Sea. Walton-on-the-Naze. Saffron Walden. Braintree. Harwich. Witham. Some of the larger settlements of Essex.

This is a list of towns, villages and most notable hamlets and neighbourhoods in the ceremonial county of Essex, not the historic county. Englische Studien (vol. 59, ) on some features of the Essex dialect in Middle English. His book is planned in the same way as its forerunners, and is not unworthy of the series.

There is the usual valuable introduction summarizing and co-ordinating the evidence of archaeology and place-names for the early settlement of the county.

Among the Essex place-names apparently dervived from those of known Germanic tribes is Ongar, which appears to have come from the Old Saxon Angarian tribal name. Its old form in Domesday Book are Angra and Angre.

In a Saxon charter(3) a stream calle Angrices-burne is also mentioned. The Place Names of Essex. Hardcover – 1 Jan. by P H. Reaney (Author) See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price. New from. Used from. : P H. Reaney. Although The Last Kingdom may feel like a fictional story set in a real world, it wasn't drawn up out of thin air.

Based on Bernard Cornwall's series novel series The Saxon Stories, both the books and The Last Kingdom include characters that are based on real-life story put to page and now screen did take some liberties along the way.

Essex Place Names by Anthony Poulton-Smith (ISBN: ). Synposis: Ever wondered why our towns and villages are so named. Were they a deliberate creation by our ancest. The Hundred name in Domesday Book is Hidincfort,- forda, Hiding(a)forda, -fort, Hedingfort etc, which Watts () translates from Old English ham, ‘homestead called or at Hethning’, or ‘a place called after Hething’, or ‘the homestead of the people of Hethin’.

All names. This page simply records all owner names mentioned in Domesday Book. (Note that the same name is not necessarily the same person.) Loading.

Essex is a large county with hundreds of towns and villages, meaning that even those of us who live here may not have heard of everywhere. The county is also full of places which, if you haven't heard them said aloud, you might struggle to pronounce.

Buy Essex Place Names by James Kemble from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Part 1, Lower and Upper Strafforth and Staincross Wapentakes by A.H.

Smith published 1 edition. Domesday Book encompasses two independent works (in, originally, two physical volumes): "Little Domesday" (covering Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex), and "Great Domesday" (covering much of the remainder of England – except for lands in the north that later became Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, and the County Palatine of Durham – and parts of Wales bordering, and included.

The oath book, or, Red parchment book of Colchester by W. Gurney Benham: Pebbles on the Beach by Clarence Ellis: Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North by Stuart Maconie: The place-names of Essex by Percy Hide Reaney: Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie — not in English Common Knowledge.Manuden in the Domesday Book.

A village in Clavering hundred, in the county of Essex. Four manors recorded in Domesday. 1st Manor. Lord of the Manor in Free man, one Tenant in Chief in Robert Gernon Lord of the Manor in Robert Gernon Taxable Value: 7 geld Value to Lord of the Manor: £8 in ; £8 in ; £11 in Households: 11 villagers; 20 smallholders; 3 slaves; 1.This 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', 'Broadbottom', and 'Great Snoring'. The A to Z entries are complemented by a detailed 2/5(6).