Old English/Anglo-Saxon


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Nicolaisen, SPN, ch. 5 ‘Early English names’.

To be read in conjunction with
Cameron English Place Names (1996 Edition), c. 5, which summarises the new thinking on the chronology of early Anglo-Saxon place-names in England.

Brooke, D., 1991, ‘The Northumbrian settlements in Galloway and Carrick: an historical assessment’, PSAS 121, 295-327.
[See REGIONAL STUDIES / Galloway below for more details].

Clancy, T. O., 2013, ‘Many strata: English and Scots place-names in Scotland’, in Perceptions of Place: Twenty-First Century Reassessments of Place-Name Studies, ed. J. Carroll and D. N. Parsons (English Place-Name Society.Nottingham), 283-318.

Parsons, D.Styles, T., with Hough, C. edd., , The Vocabulary of English Place-Names (A – BOX), Centre for English Name Studies, Nottingham

Parsons, D., and Styles, T., edd., 2000, The Vocabulary of English Place-Names (BRACE – CÆSTER), Centre for English Name Studies, Nottingham.

Smith, A.H., 1956 (reprinted 1970), English Place-Name Elements, 2 vols., English Place-Name Society vols.25-6.