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place-names of Derbyshire

K. Cameron

place-names of Derbyshire

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Published by Cambridge University P .
Written in English


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Statementby K. Cameron. Part 3, Appletree Hundred, Repton and Gresley Hundred, analyses, index.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21376230M

The alleged grave of Little John is found in Hathersage churchyard. Little John's bow and helmet, which are now at Parham House, formerly hung in Hathersage noted by Kenneth Cameron, Little John's Grave and all other Robin Hood-related place-names in Derbyshire are first recorded at a late date, the Grave being first recorded in Coordinates: , Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England. It has the highest elevation – about 1, feet ( m) above sea level – of any market town in England. Close to the county boundary with Cheshire to the west and Staffordshire to the south, Buxton is described as "the gateway to the Peak District National Park". A municipal borough until , Buxton District: High Peak. Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, known for a local confection, Bakewell lies on the River Wye, about 13 miles (21 km) south-west of the census the civil parish of Bakewell had a population of 3, The town is close to the tourist attractions of Chatsworth House and Haddon ct: Derbyshire Dales.


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Derbyshire Place-name Index. This Index covers the WHOLE of the county of Derbyshire, and lists 7, Wapentakes, Hundreds, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Hamlets, Homesteads, Farms, Woods, Moors, Rivers and Brooks. Each Placename has the Parish and Hundred it lies in. The Ordnance Survey reference of each Parish is given.

A Map of Derbyshire helps locate each. The Place-names of Derbyshire: Scarsdale Hundred, Wirksworth Hundred, Morleyston and Litchurch Hundred Volumes of English Place-Name Society Part 2 of The Place-names of Derbyshire, Kenneth. The Place-names of Derbyshire: Introduction, river-names, etc., High Peak Hundred Volumes of English Place-Name Society Volume 27 of The Place-names of Derbyshire, Kenneth Cameron: Author.

English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part 2, Scarsdale Hundred, Wirksworth Hundred, Morleyston and Litchurch Hundred by Kenneth Cameron published 1 editionAuthor: F.

Stenton. The Place names of Derbyshire, parts 1, 2 &3 (3 vol set) Book Description Published at the English Place Name Society, Nottingham, reissues (first published ). 63 rows  Derbyshire Place Names (In Old Photographs) This book is a dictionary of place.

Derbyshire 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.

Synopsis. This dictionary of Derbyshire place-names, their origins and meanings, includes districts, towns, villages, hamlets, together with notable buildings, as well as countryside features - such as fields, rivers, streams, hills and woods.

A comprehensive description is given of how each name originated, thereby bringing to life Reviews: 1. But these days, Anthony Poulton-Smith is more of an interpreter than a dowser after researching for his latest book, Derbyshire.

Place-names of Derbyshire book Physical Format: Online version: Cameron, Kenneth, Place-names of Derbyshire. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, (OCoLC) Names discussed include Alderwasley, Croxall, Duffield, Hartshorne, Kedleston, Repton, Snelston, and Swadlincote.

The seven maps in a pocket at the end of this volume show the boundaries of hundreds and parishes, and indicate the linguistic distribution of : Hardcover. So then, using the 3 volume set of The Place-Names of Derbyshire by Kenneth Cameron, and some other sources, I set about finding out.

It may not appeal to everyone, but honestly this is absolutely fascinating book, if flawed due to the large number of placenames, field names, brook names, etc. that have been omitted. Longdendale. This dictionary of Derbyshire place-names, their origins and meanings, includes districts, towns, villages and hamlets, together with notable buildings, as well as countryside features - such as fields, rivers, streams, hills and woods.

Anthony Poulton-Smith's new book will be absorbing reading for anyone interested in the names of. PN Db The Place-Names of Derbyshire, certainly the first book to use the expression Black Country in its title. It is very likely that the expression was known in the area before Gresley published his work — a review in the London Morning Post on 21st November noted that ‘The scene of this story lies in that part of.

The place-names of Derbyshire. Cambridge: University Press. MLA Citation. Cameron, Kenneth. and English Place-Name Society. The place-names of Derbyshire / by Kenneth Cameron University Press Cambridge Australian/Harvard Citation.

Cameron, Kenneth. & English Place-Name Society. The folios of Derbyshire in Domesday Book. Uploaded by the Open Domesday project, released under CC-BY-SA by Professor John Palmer and George Slater.

For an. Derbyshire - K. Cameron, The Place-Names of Derbyshire, 3 volumes, Cambridge () Devon - J.E.B. Gover, A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Devon, 2 volumes, Cambridge () Dorset - detailed place-name analysis covers only part of the county, but major names are dealt with in Mills Place Names of Derbyshire A root word such as wic can become palatalized as in Sandwich, Fordwich or be voiced as in Butterwick.

It is essential, therefore, that local historians without this specialist training base their use of names on the published works of place-name specialists and, additionally, observe certain guidelines when applying. Buy The Place-names of Derbyshire: Pt. 3 by Kenneth Cameron from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Place Names Extracted from: Field Names in South Derbyshire, by William Fraser, published inby Norman Adlard & Co.

Ltd., Ipswich. Hartshorne Most of these names I extracted from a Sale Catalogue of the Carnarvon estate dated Others came from the E.A. of Place Names Extracted from: The Place Names of Derbyshire, Vol. XXIX, Part Three, by Kenneth Cameron, published inby the Cambridge University Press.

CHELLASTON Ceoleardesbeorge SaltCh Celerdestune DB Celardestune DB Chelardes- -is- -ton(e), P, ChR, P et passim to Val. NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Derbyshire, 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.

Place Names of Derbyshire – Part 2, by K Cameron. Page andLittlover. Littleover Population – 3. Littlover bibliography – List of published books covering Littleover, 14 th May 4. Derbyshire books include: Victoria County History of Derbyshire; Cox's Churches of Derbyshire; Glover's History of Derbyshire; Cameron's Place Names of Derbyshire; selective material on Cheshire, Lancashire and the Manchester area as well - books about the Glossop area are separated from the main collection so they are easy to find; Periodicals.

Derby (/ ˈ d ɑːr b i / DAR-bee) is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, lies on the banks of the River Derwent in the south of Derbyshire, of which it was traditionally the county town.

Derby gained city status inand by the census its population was ,Ceremonial county: Derbyshire. 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.

Also included are sections on a history of Derbyshire ornithology, the Derbyshire Ornithological Society, ringing in Derbyshire, a general description of the county, a summary of Derbyshire statistics, changes to the county boundary, place names, the natural areas, a chronology of additions to the county list, fossil species, escaped and 5/5(3).

Ashover is a village and civil parish in the English county of is in the North East Derbyshire district of the county. The population of the civil parish taken at the Census was 1, It sits in a valley, not far from the town of Matlock and the Peak District national y: England.

The place-names of Derbyshire / 2, Scarsdale Hundred. Wirksworth Hundred. Morleyston and Litchurch Hundred. The basis for this information is that no Derbyshire place names contain the elements of “ing” or “ingham” meaning “family of”.

Those names ending in the word “thorpe” reveal Scandinavian settlements with this ending relating to an outlying farmstead. Local examples of course include Donisthorpe and : Stephen Sinfield. The official archive of the UK government. Our vision is to lead and transform information management, guarantee the survival of today's information for.

This document includes a list of places in the novel Pride and Prejudice, including both imaginary places and real places, and a list of important places in Jane Austen's life, as well as a map of England which shows pre county boundaries and illustrates both the lists.

See also the Diagram of the legal structure of the United Kingdom (for the 19th century, substitute "Ireland". His publications included a survey of The Place-Names of Derbyshire (), and the best introduction to the subject, English Place-Names (), finally revised, with characteristic lucidity, for Author: Victor Watts.

Bolsover is a town near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, is miles ( km) from London, 18 miles (29 km) from Sheffield, 26 miles (42 km) from Nottingham and 54 miles (87 km) from is the main town in the Bolsover y: England. by A. Mawer and F. Stenton. First published (in two parts)now bound in one volume.

Price: £ The first part, Introduction to the Survey, edited by Allen Mawer and F. Stenton, contains contributions by W. Sedgefield, on methods of place‑name study; Eilert Ekwall, on the Celtic element in English place‑names and on the Scandinavian element; F.

Stenton, on. The fastest-growing Transport, Military, Local & General History publisher in the UK. Amberley Publishing provides a fresh approach to regional and general history. “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.

Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater'. Tourist Information Centres. Many of the villages above also offer external links to their own local websites. For maps on any of the above villages try For historical maps try Old Derbyshire Maps Towns and Villages A to G: H to R: S to Y.

the description is the meaning and history write-up for the name; separate search terms with spaces; search for an exact phrase by surrounding it with double quotes. example: "lord of the rings" will match names from the novel 'The Lord of the. Kedleston is a village and civil parish in the Amber Valley district of lies to the north-west of Derby, and nearby places include Quarndon, Weston Underwood, Mugginton, and Kirk population at the Census was less than Details are included in the civil parish of Mackworth, Amber y: England.

South Derbyshire was very heavily affected by the Danes since it has been estimated that as many as were quartered in and around Repton during / The name of Hartshorne The village nestles below a sandstone ridge which reaches about feet above sea level at .Whittlewood area. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

Place-names of the Whittlewood area Eleanor J. Forward, BA Thesis submitted to the University of Nottingham for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy September The Place-Names of Derbyshire .The Birds of Derbyshire is the result of almost 20 years of endeavour by the Derbyshire Ornithological Society.

It follows on from the only two previous books devoted to Derbyshire's birdlife, Whitlock () and Frost (). It contains accounts of species that have been reliably recorded in the county.