English Place-Name Society: Volume 12, the Place-Names of Essex

English Place Name Society Volume the Place Names of Essex In addition to the names in the present county this volume also includes those of parishes which have been since within the boundaries of Greater London e g Barking Ilford Romford East and

  • Title: English Place-Name Society: Volume 12, the Place-Names of Essex
  • Author: Percy Hide Reaney A.H. Smith
  • ISBN: 9780521075053
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In addition to the names in the present county, this volume also includes those of parishes which have been, since 1965, within the boundaries of Greater London e.g Barking, Ilford, Romford, East and West Ham, Walthamstow, and Leyton No further changes were made in 1974 The editor noted in the Introduction that No county bears so strongly as Essex the imprint of theIn addition to the names in the present county, this volume also includes those of parishes which have been, since 1965, within the boundaries of Greater London e.g Barking, Ilford, Romford, East and West Ham, Walthamstow, and Leyton No further changes were made in 1974 The editor noted in the Introduction that No county bears so strongly as Essex the imprint of the Norman Conquest, adding that the map of Essex is dotted with names that preserve often in strange disguise names of French towns and French families In the seventy five pages devoted to field names the editor was able to identify and explain a number of previously unrecorded forms Among the field name terms selected for separate indexing are brank, cammock, hoppet, queach, watership and wynd An end pocket contains a county map and eight distribution maps some locating individual elements such as wic or ge hoeg, others marking related groups.

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