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place-names of Surrey

J. E. B. Gover

place-names of Surrey

by J. E. B. Gover

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Published by C.U.P. in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.E.B. Gover, A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.11
ContributionsMawer, Allen., Stenton, F. M. 1880-1967.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19089113M

Sussex 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. “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', .

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Sutton, 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 .   According to the headword entry in Smith's English Place-Name Elements, the first element of the place-names Ratley in Warwickshire and Roothill in Surrey is OE rot 'cheerful'.(1) This accords with the information given in the English Place-Name Survey volumes for the counties of Warwickshire and Surrey, both of which were prepared by the same trio of editors.

The name 'Bisley' was first recorded in the 10th century as 'Busseleghe'. It comes from the Old English words 'Bysc' meaning bushes and 'Leah' a clearing - the 'clearing where bushes grow'. The village was not recorded separately in the Domesday Book in , but was included with Chobham in the lands of Chertsey Abbey; A church is recorded. Weybridge is a town in Surrey. Category: Populated Place Type: Town Latitude/Longitude: 51°22'20"N 0°27'32"W Eastings/Northings: , OS Grid: TQ Mapcode Local: GBR 2B.8Y6 Mapcode Global: VHFTY.0R4R Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Weybridge within this administrative area.


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