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place-names of the English people at home and overseas

Max John Christian Meiklejohn

place-names of the English people at home and overseas

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Published by Meiklejohn & son, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M. J. C. Meiklejohn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA645 .M37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p., l., iii-v, 223, [1] p.
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6740840M
      LC Control Number30008946
      OCLC/WorldCa4126280

      East Ilsley is pronounced East Ills - ley. One possibility is that Seg relates to a word for oxen or sheep. Then the Normans invaded us. Shortened from "cheers brother" although can be said to either male or female.

      The Puhoi is a river just north of Auckland. See also:. Many names are of Anglo-Saxon or Danish origin. How did Viking warriors dress?

      Exeter, Uttoxeter Names ending in As Christianity took hold in Scandinavia, beginning in the 8th century CE, its followers dwindled in numbers. See also:. Barsby should have been Barns-by.


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