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Place-Names Of Scotland

by James Brown Johnston

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11932777M
    ISBN 101432540521
    ISBN 109781432540524
    OCLC/WorldCa259713312

    Hope and Hopedale - Hope is an element in numerous Scottish place names, for example Hopetoun House in West Lothian and Hopefield in East Lothian. Hope is also a noble Scottish family name, the family being descended from John de Hope who probably came to Scotland from France in the 16th century with Magdalen de Valois, the wife of King James V. 4 Place-NamesofCanisbay,Caithness. NybstkrandAukingillDistrict. edonarockyplacefacino^thesea. O.N.*Ny-b61staSr,new "farm(N.).InShet-landtheonlyNi.

      First published in , this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general Author: W. J. Watson. Save big! Save money on clothes, holidays, days out, pregnancy and baby gear, homeware, garden furniture and more with exclusive deals! See all deals».

    A good, modern source for Scottish place names in their Scots forms is ‘The Scots Map and Guide/Cairte in the Scots Leid’ published by MMA Maps, Glasgow, in (ISBN ) which came complete with a guide and gazetteer in Scots, German, French and English, and provided tourist information on the map itself. The History of Celtic Place-Names of Scotland is more than a gazetteer. A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory, an important reference for information about places and place-names -- ideal for learning about places as they were known at the time that the gazetteer was published.


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Place-Names Of Scotland by James Brown Johnston Download PDF EPUB FB2

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. First published inthis book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country/5.

Scotland is a land of many languages—Gaelic, Norse, Pictish, Brythonic, Anglo Saxon, Modern English and some from before recorded time. The result for the visitor is a confusing series of overlapping layers of place names, difficult to understand and often more difficult to pronounce/5(4).

Place-names of Scotland by Johnston, James Brown, Publication date Topics Names, Geographical -- Scotland Publisher Edinburgh: D. Douglas Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 Addeddate Call numberPages: First published inthis remains the best and most comprehensive reference guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland. This is the only paperback edition of this classic work, which is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place names the length and breadth of the country.

Many place-names date [ ]. List of places in Perth and Kinross. List of places in Renfrewshire. List of places in the Scottish Borders. List of places in Shetland. List of places in South Ayrshire. List of places in South Lanarkshire. List of places in Stirling (district) List of places in West Dunbartonshire.

List of Dependencies and other entities: Åland, Faroe. Page iii - PLACE NAMES OF SCOTLAND. By James B. Johnston, BD Second Edition. cxi, Crown 8vo. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 6s.

net. THE preface opens thus: ' The fact that twelve years have now elapsed since the preparation of the first edition of this book shows that earnest interest in the study is still confined to a few.

Scottish toponymy derives from the languages of toponymy varies in each region, reflecting the linguistic history of each part of the country. Goidelic roots accounts for most place-names in eastern Scotland, with a few Anglic names in Fife and Angus and with a small number Pictish elements assimilated into the total toponymy.

Nearly every place-name in the Northern Isles has. A very short introduction to where the place names of Scotland come from by George Harris, who is on twitter as @historylecturer and has written up a number of his lectures as short ebooks. This is a little tour around the peoples that lived in Scotland in the dark ages and a bit about the languages that they spoke/5(8).

Product Information. First published inthis book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country.

The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland: being the Rhind lectures William John Watson Snippet view -   Scotland is a land of many languages - Gaelic, Norse, Pictish, Brythonic, Anglo Saxon, Modern English and some from before recorded time.

The result for the visitor is a confusing series of overlapping layers of place names, difficult to understand and often more difficult to pronounce/5(4). William J.,The History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland (Edinburgh and London): for individual names, the best book to be written on the Celtic (British, Pictish and Gaelic) place-names.

Although not easy to use in parts, it always repays the effort. Product Information. First published inthis is a source-book about the place names of Scotland. The book begins with a general survey before examining the Celtic names of each area.

Scottish Place Names Home» Names. This is the name of a town in Scotland. The American city of Houston is named after the Texas president Sam Houston (), whose surname is derived from the Scottish town. IRVINE (River & Settlement) Scottish Derived from Old Celtic meaning "green water".

This is a river and city in North Ayrshire. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnston, James Brown, Place-names of Scotland. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC) Document Type. place-namesof scotland on,b.d. mikistk.r:('ikti,1'alkiiik edinburgh:daviddouglas 44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 1.

The residents and Shelve 44 Scotland Street. Currently Reading. Currently Reading. by Alexander McCall Smith. 10, Ratings Reviews published 4 editions. 44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 2. The residents and Shelve Espresso Tales. Currently Reading.

Currently Reading. Love Over Scotland. From Tighnabruich to Tranent and Maggieknockater to Maud, Scotland abounds in fascinating place names hinting at past events or the surrounding landscape.

Most names come from Gaelic either as an English translation as in the common mountain name Ben More, A’Bheinn Mhór – the large mountain or in some much corrupted forms such as.

Clean Free of Writing Tight NOT a library copy. NO book plates. History of Place-Names in Scotland is among the most important academic works of Celtic studies in this aspects of Celtic Studies Welsh Saints and the pre-Norman kingdoms, Pictish and Gaelic. River names and their relation to Deities.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Facsimile reprint of 3d ed., London, J. Murray, Description: v, xvi, pages 23 cm. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Place-names of Scotland by Johnston, James B.,D.

Douglas edition, Place-names of Scotland ( edition) | Open Library.Ordnance Survey name books (or 'original object name books') provide information about place names and building names on the first edition Ordnance Survey mapping which took place in the midth century. The original object name books used in Scotland came in two forms, each with a different system of headed columns.