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A gazetteer of Welsh place-names

A gazetteer of Welsh place-names

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Wales -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRhestr o enwau lleoedd.
    Statementedited by Elwyn Davies.
    ContributionsDavies, Elwyn, 1908-1986.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA734
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 119p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22106248M
    ISBN 100708310389

    The Welsh evidence is concentrated in the twelfth to fourteenth centuries and much of it dates from the conquest by King Edward I and its immediate aftermath. d. Grid References The grid references for each place in the Welsh Gazetteer were obtained by reference to Ordnance Survey Landranger maps (scale ,). e. Place-namesAuthor: Samantha Letters, Olwen Myhill. Gazetteer section contains information essential for any outdoor enthusiast, such as points of interest, landmarks, state and national parks, campgrounds, boat launches, golf courses, historic sites, hunting zones, canoe trips, scenic drive recommendations and more (Note: available information varies by state).

      A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory, an important reference for information about places and place names (see: toponomy), used in conjunction with a map or a full atlas. It typically contains information concerning the geographical makeup of a country, region, or continent as well as the social statistics and physical features. An online, searchable version of the Meyers Gazetteer of the German Empire with integrated historical maps. The full title of the Gazetteer is Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs.

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A Gazetteer of Welsh Place Names - Rhestr o Enwau Lleoedd [Elwyn Davies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Print book: English: 3rd edView all editions and formats Summary: This is the paperback edition of an established work of reference giving the correct spelling of Welsh place-names.

Written by native Welsh speaker Gwili Gog the book contains not only a comprehensive gazetteer of place names arranged county by modern county - with an authoritative explanation of what each name means - but also a potted history of the Welsh language a quick look at pronunciation and a photographic exploration of place names in the landscape Brand: Gwili Gog.

A gazetteer is a dictionary of place-names. Gazetteers describe towns, villages, parishes, counties, rivers, mountains, population, and other geographical features.

The place-names are usually in alphabetical order, similar to a dictionary. REFERENCE BOOKS. Charles, B. G.: Non-Celtic Place-Names in Wales, Davies, Elwyn: Rhestr o Enwau Lleoedd / A Gazetteer of Welsh Place-Names, Resources for Welsh Place Names [edit | edit source] Helpful printed gazetteers for Wales are: John Marius Wilson.

The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. London: A. Fullarton & Co. 6 Vols. FHL British book E5i. Samuel Lewis. A Topographical Dictionary of Wales. 2 Vols. London: S. Lewis and Co. FHL British Book E5l; Melville Richards. Welsh Administrative and Territorial.

Use this bestselling guide to Welsh place names to understand the meanings of the towns and villages you travel through, or read about. As well as the place names themselves, it also gives the meanings of the elements within the names.

Buy now to enhance your enjoyment and understanding of your Welsh adventure!/5. The Gazetteer is the standard reference work for Welsh place-names.

Consequently one should not deviate from its recommendations without good reason. However, as many settlements, suburbs and towns have developed sinceand the linguistic situation in Wales has changed, the Team must interpret the forms given in the Gazetteer. National Gazetteer of Wales -Place Name Index If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. A Gazetteer of Welsh Place-Names by Elwyn Davies includes a useful summary, in Welsh, of some of the current orthographical conventions that are especially relevant to place-names (see pp.

xiii-xv). Forms left unchanged. Most of the Welsh names in the database conform to the current orthographical standards. There was no need to change them. Morgan, Richard: ‘Place-Name and Topographical Evidence in Burlingjobb Kington and Lower Harpton’ in Transactions of the Radnorshire Society, lxxxviii.

() Morgan, Richard & Evans, G. G.: Enwau Lleoedd Buallt a Maesyfed, Williams, A. T.: ‘Upland Place-Names in North-East Radnorshire: Beacon Hill: Part One’, Missing: gazetteer.

A GAZETTEER OF WELSH PLACE-NAMES Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Elwyn (Gol) Davies (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Elwyn (Gol) Davies. Understanding Welsh Place Names takes a refreshing new look at Welsh place names and what they mean.

As well as a full gazetteer of placenames listed county by county across Wales, the book explores common place name elements, or key words, in themed groups. It also looks separately at key themes such as ‘Streams and Rivers’.

An introduction in English and Welsh provides a detailed explanation of the purpose and scope of the Gazetteer, and offers a simple guide to the orthography, pronunciation and meaning of the major elements in the : The Language and Literature Committee of the Board of Celtic Studies of the University of Wales.

Gazetteer of Wales. The National Library of Wales contains something like 2 million books and 4 million Welsh records. It took from its inception in until to be completed. It contains among other treasures, the Black Book of Carmarthen, which dates from the 12th century, and the White Book.

Get this from a library. A gazetteer of Welsh place-names: Rhestr o enwau lleoedd. [Elwyn Davies; University of Wales. Board of Celtic Studies. Language and Literature Committee.;]. The gazetteer of England and Wales edited by J.H.F.

Brabner, FRGS, was published in by William Mackenzie. Originally published in six volumes and comprising over pages, it includes o individual entries and includes full colour maps of every English and Welsh county, plus plans of. Based on over 20 years of fieldwork, this book describes the archaeological details and history of over slate quarries and mills in Wales.5/5(1).

The Gazetteer of British Place Names provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing overentries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies.

Please read the accompanying notes before using the Gazetteer. browse the Web Map. The purchase of the Gazetteer of British Place Names E-Book and Data Extract confers on the purchaser a non-exclusive licence to use the data for personal or commercial use, provided the data is directly not sold-on or licenced to third parties.

The meanings of Welsh place names are often very transparent to Welsh speakers. Abertawe, for instance, is the aber ('estuary') of the river Tawe. But the English name for the city – Swansea – is not 'the sea of swans', even though 'The Swans' is the nickname of Swansea City Football g: gazetteer.

Written by native Welsh speaker, Gwili Gog, the book contains not only a comprehensive gazetteer of place names arranged county by modern county - with an authoritative explanation of what each name means - but also a potted history of the Welsh language, a quick look at pronunciation, and a photographic exploration of place names in the Book Edition: UK Ed.

Rockfield and Cross Ash signs have Welsh names removed. wrote asking for the Welsh versions of both place names to be removed. the reference book, A Gazetteer of Welsh .