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A Dictionary of London Place-Names By David Mills

A Dictionary of London Place-Names by David Mills

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Summary

Explains the fascinating meanings and linguistic and historical origins of Greater London names. This reference guide includes over 1,700 names of places, streets, and areas of the Greater London Boroughs, along with an introductory essay covering the different types and structures of names, as well as their wider significance.

A Dictionary of London Place-Names Summary

A Dictionary of London Place-Names by David Mills

From Abbey Road to Yeading Brook and Garlick Hill to Puddle Dock, this new authoritative and absorbing dictionary covers over 1,700 names of streets, places, and areas of Greater London. Discover the linguistic and historical origins of these place names and their significance, following the development of the city from pre-Celtic times to the present day. This is an excellent reference guide for local historians and is fascinating reading for both Londoners and visitors to the city.

About David Mills


A.D. Mills is Emeritus Reader in English, University of London, and is a member of the Council of the English Place-Name Society and of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland. His previous books include A Dictionary of English Place-Names, The Place-Names of Dorset, and The Place-Names of the Isle of Wight.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; THE GREATER LONDON BOROUGHS; MAPS; DICTIONARY OF LONDON PLACE NAMES; GLOSSARY OF ELEMENTS FOUND IN LONDON PLACE NAMES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

Additional information

GOR001820876
9780192801067
0192801066
A Dictionary of London Place-Names by David Mills
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2001-02-22
340
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