The English place-name Chester, and the suffixes -chester, -caster and -cester, are commonly indications that the place is the site of a Roman castrum, meaning a military camp or fort, but it can also apply to the site of a pre-historic fort
The English place-name Chester, and the suffixes -chester, -caster and -cester, are commonly indications that the place is the site of a Roman castrum, meaning a military camp or fort, but it can also apply to the site of a pre-historic fort. Names ending in "-cester" are nearly always reduced to "-ster" when spoken, the exception being "Cirencester", which is pronounced in full. The pronunciation of names ending in -chester or -caster is regular.
The Place-Names of Cheshire Part Five: (Section 1 : II) the Elements of Cheshire Place-Names Haca-Yolden Analysis of. .
by John McNeal Dodgson. First published 1972. First published 1980. Concluding the survey of the county (apart from the City of Chester), in this Part are discussed such names as Wallasey, West Kirby, Birkenhead, Hoylake, Ellesmere Port, Malpas, and Noctorum. The place‑names of eastern Dorset include Blandford Forum, Bryanston, Cranborne, Long Crichel, Fifehead Neville, Hamworthy, Pentridge, Poole, Shapwick, Stourpaine, and the eight parishes named from the River Tarrant.
The place names of Nantwich Hundred and Eddisbury Hundred. The elements of Cheshire place-names (Á-Gylden). English Place-Name Society
The place names of Nantwich Hundred and Eddisbury Hundred. pt. 4. The place-names of Broxton Hundred and Wirral Hundred. Section 1:i. The place-names of the city of Chester. The elements of Cheshire place-names (haca-yolden). The personal-names in Cheshire place-names. Vol. 5- published by English Place-Name Society. Bibliography: v. 1, p. xxiii-xlii. English Place-Name Society. v. 44-48, 54, English Place-Name Society (Series) - . 4, etc. Classifications.
English Place-Name Society book. Start by marking English Place-Name Society: Volume 45, the Place-Names of Cheshire, Part 2, the Place-Names of Bucklow Hundred and Northwich Hundred as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.
From Latin castrum meaning "camp, fortress". This is the name of a city in Cheshire, England. See All Relations · Show Family Tree.
The village was named after the River Wheelock which runs through it, and in which Wheelock is derived from an Old Welsh source meaning "winding river". The place-names of Cheshire. The first recorded name for the village is Hoileck/Hoiloch in the Domesday Book. By 1396 the name had evolved to Quelock then in 1382 to Whelock In 1801 the population was 189, by 1851 it was 548 and by 1901 it was 68. Part one: Country name, regional and forest names, river names, road names, the place-names of Macclesfield hundred.
The name comes from Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster, who put . Pay attention to the city wall you can see a section that was damaged during a bombardment in the Siege of Chester of 1645, and repaired quickly after.
The name comes from Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster, who put up more than a third of the funding in the 1880s.
Later he started a settlement there. The place needed a name. E. It’s widely known that the City of Angels got its name from Spanish settlers. The beauty of the place impressed them so much that they considered it heaven on Earth
Later he started a settlement there. Though originally he had planned to name his new freshwater-filled settlement Albion – a poetic name for England – instead he decided to call the bay Sydney Cove after the Secretary of State, Lord Sydney. The beauty of the place impressed them so much that they considered it heaven on Earth. The original name, however, was a lot longer: El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porcincula, or The Town of Our Lady the Queen of Angels of the Little Portion.
The Place-names of Cheshire. Part I, English Place-Name Society, XLIV. This article discusses a survey of Pulford Castle which was made by sudents of Chester College as part of a continuing project to investigate the castles of west Cheshire. Mcn. The Date and Nature of Wat’s Dyke:: A reassessment in the light of recent investigations at Gobowen, Shropshire. The Early to later Iron Age transition in the Severn-Cotswolds : enclosing the household ? Article.
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