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Index of personal and place names in the Hundreds of Devon

Devonshire Association.

Index of personal and place names in the Hundreds of Devon

contributed to the "Transactions of the Association"

by Devonshire Association.

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Published by Devonshire Press,) in (Torquay .
Written in English


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Statementby ... O.J. Reichel.
ContributionsReichel, Oswald Joseph.
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p. ;
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20712169M

The other is that someone with the surname Dunsford moved to Devon from another county. The latest research now suggests that this is what happened. P. H. Reaney in "A Dictionary of English Surnames" states that the name originates from both the village of Dunsford in Devon, and the Yorkshire villages of Upper and Lower Dunsforth. If you fail to find the place you are looking for, consider a different spelling: you might like to try Roger Quick's guide to strange Yorkshire place names for some ideas, or, for the West Riding only, a list of very old names (Domesday onwards) with their modern equivalents, generated by Carolyn Fenwick.

Feb 11,  · It is important to notice that in the document compiled before the Norman Conquest, and now known as the County Hidage, the number of hides in all the counties are multiples of a hundred, and that in many cases the multiples agree with the number of hundreds ascribed to a county in Domesday Book. The hundreds of Devon, however, seem never to. The Devon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Devon families were found in the UK in In there were 4 Devon families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Devon's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Devon families in

The eminent Devon historian, the late Professor W.G. Hoskins, perhaps gave us a clue, when he stated that a number of Devon’s Celtic place-names were first recorded in the 13th century. Of course it is possible that these names were earlier ones, but were omitted from previous records (such as the Domesday Book) for some unknown reason. With a little luck, and because of your help, a best selling book, an award winning television series, and a first-earning dissertation, Celtic Devon will rise up from the ashes of fires Saxons.


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Index of personal and place names in the Hundreds of Devon by Devonshire Association. Download PDF EPUB FB2

List of places in Devon. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Plymouth. Exeter. Barnstaple. Exmouth. Torbay.

Bideford. Some of the larger settlements of Devon. Map of places in Devon compiled from this list See List of places in England for settlements in other counties. This is a list of settlements and places of interest in Devon, England.

Pages in category "Hundreds of Devon" The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Books Set in Devon Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The place-names of Devon.

by GOVER, J.E.B., universityofthephoenix.com & universityofthephoenix.comN. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at universityofthephoenix.com source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names source: Family History Library Catalog the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia.

Devon (historically also known as Devonshire) is a county in the southwest of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the northeast, and Dorset to the east. "The Place Names of Devon," parts 1 and 2.

Cambridge, Places listed by parish. Does not include many personal names but if you are looking for a particular place, this has brief historical details, and mentions individual farms.

Can also be useful for surnames that originate in places. DW5 "Trade Directory for Devonshire and Cornwall. Domesday Book (/ ˈ d uː m z d eɪ / or US: / ˈ d oʊ m z d eɪ /; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in by order of King William the universityofthephoenix.com Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states:Language(s): Medieval Latin.

The toponymy of England, like the English language itself, Personal names often appear within the placenames, presumably the names of landowners at the time of the naming. The Guinness Book of British Place Names (). Gelling, W.F.H. Nicholaisen and M Richards, The Names of Towns and Cities in Britain ().

Devon, administrative, geographic, and historic county of England. It forms part of the South West (or Cornish) Peninsula of Great Britain and is bounded to the west by Cornwall and to the east by Dorset and Somerset. The Bristol Channel lies to the north, and the English Channel abuts it to the south.

This is a list of all the towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Cornwall, United universityofthephoenix.com ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of both Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The list has been compared to gazetteers and the Cornish names are in the standard written form and approved by the MAGA Signage Panel. 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.

History. Holsworthy is a historic market town with hundreds of years behind it. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book, as having been part of the estate of Harold universityofthephoenix.com town has occupied a hill top site since Saxon times, and in became a safe trading centre (known as a port town).

The date of the original charter for the market and charter fair is between and NOTE 1: The Online Gazetteer of Devon can be used to identify which town or parish a place is located in. There is also a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) file for these Devon pages, and a What's New page listing major recent additions.

The DEVON mailing list associated with GENUKI/Devon is co-sponsored by the Devon universityofthephoenix.com information related to specific families or individuals see. Buy English Place-Name Society: Volume 8, The Place-Names of Devon, Part 1: Pt.

1 New Issue by J. Gover, A. Mawer, F. Stenton, A. Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Books at Amazon. The universityofthephoenix.com Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. The name Devon is ranked on the th position of the most used names.

It means that this name is very frequently used. We estimate that there are at least persons in the world having this name which is around % of the population.

The name Devon has five characters. This project enables the location-based searching of books at local, regional and countrywide scales. Use the API for geographical book searches to find books set in a specific location or implement locally relevant book recommendations in your own projects.

Feedback to [email protected] Powered by users, the LibraryThing community, Open Library, GeoNames, Natural Earth and PostGIS. An Index to the Historical Place Names of Cornwall: Volume 1 - A to K.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Author: J. Gover, A. Mawer, F. Stenton. Feb 27,  · It is important to notice that in the document compiled before the Norman Conquest, and now known as the County Hidage, the number of hides in all the counties are multiples of a hundred, and that in many cases the multiples agree with the number of hundreds ascribed to a county in Domesday Book.

The hundreds of Devon, however, seem never to. The first thing you should know if you are considering Devon for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Devon is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name.

The name Devon is of English origin, and is used mostly in English speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.Oct 28,  · Discovering Lost Devon features century old pictures which have been rediscovered.

Compiling a book featuring Exeter postcards spanning 60 years has been a labour of love for its authors.NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Devon, 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 the.