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Place-names and field-names of the parish of Watford.

Percy Manning

Place-names and field-names of the parish of Watford.

by Percy Manning

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Published by Hertfordshire Natural History Society in (Hertford) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(20) p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL19234801M

Hertfordshire, England: Classification: Parish Records Parish Registers were instigated by Thomas Cromwell from in the reign of Henry VIII, recording every wedding, baptism and burial. There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. Watford, an ancient market-town and a parish in Herts. The town stands on the river Colne, on Watling Street, and on the L. & N.W.R., at the junction of the branches to Rickmansworth and St Albans. It has two stations on the railway, known as Watford Junction and High Street, and is 8 miles SW from St Albans and 15 by road and 17¾ by by rail.

Watford is a civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. It should not be confused with the much larger town of Watford in Hertfordshire, which is 60 miles to the south. At the time of the Census the parish's population was people from a total of households. St Pauls Church, Chipperfield Publisher: W.H.A. Ref: c - probably c CHIPPERFIELD is a village, including the hamlets of Common Wood, Buck's Hill and Chandler's Cross, 3 miles west from Kings Langley station and 6 miles south from Hemel Hempstead, in Hemel Hempstead Union, Watford county court district, rural deanery of Watford.

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Watford, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place. They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of the. Places. Leavesden. Carpenders Park (5) Cassiobury (14) Central Watford (39) Chandler's Cross (1) Croxley Green (1) Garston (1 a brief history. An introduction to the history of Cassiobury House, the Earls of Essex and the park. Watford's History. A brief outline of the history of the town. Watford's Market. A Charter Market from the twelfth.


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Place-names and field-names of the parish of Watford by Percy Manning Download PDF EPUB FB2

The name Watford may have arisen from the Anglo-Saxon word "waet" - (meaning full of water) as a ford once ran across the western end of the village where the motorway is now built, and hence the name Waet-ford or Watford. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, it tells us that Watford was a single two-hide manor with a population of 27 households.

Hertfordshire Contents Nearby Places Watford "Watford is a market town and parish (including the hamlets of Cashio, Levesdon and Oxhey), in the hundred of Cashio, or liberty of St. Albans - 15 miles N.W. from London, 20 W.S.W from Hertford, about 7 S.S.W. from St. Albans, and 3 E. by N. from Rickmansworth; ".

Synopsis In this volume the practice was resumed of listing field-names in parish order at the end of the book. Among the terms to which attention is directed are cangle, chalkdell, featherbed, innage, molland, nattock and sliding. A county map (showing hundred and parish boundaries) and four 5/5(1).

The Place-names of Hertfordshire. Gover, Allen Mawer & F. Stenton. English Place-name Society Volume Cambridge University Press. reprinted This is a very useful reference book in that it covers every parish and most hamlets and individual farms.

It. The Place-names of Westmorland, Volume 42 Volumes of English Place-Name Society The Place-names of Westmorland, Albert Hugh Smith: Author: Albert Hugh Smith: Publisher: Cambridge U.P., Original from: Pennsylvania State University: Digitized: Oct.

Hod (or Hodi) was a personal name, as sbown by Hodes blssw. 24 THE PLACE-NAMES OF HERTFORDSHIRE, i.e. ' Hod's (or Hodi's) burial mound.'.

Kemble marks the o long, which seems to be a mistake, for the d is doubled in Hoddesstoc, which. Plaisters lies alongside the highway, and, besides the Dean, is close to Ham Field as well as to Soane's, Filby's, and Bughazel's, all names which indicate the existence in early times of habitations ; and this may explain the reason for the setting aside of a portion of ground for military exercise and practice.

Watford is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. At the time of the census, the parish's population was people, including Murcott and increasing to at the Census.

Watford is home to Watford Gap services Britain's oldest motorway service station opening in Located directly on the M1 motorway and alongside the West Coast Main Line. Watford St Peter District: Daventry.

Watford was created as an urban district under the Local Government Actand became a municipal borough by grant of a charter in The borough inhabitants at the time of the census. The borough is separated from Greater London to the south by the urbanised parish of Watford Rural in the Three Rivers : Hertfordshire.

reasonable in this target. The Cork and Kerry Place Names Survey suggests that place names can be collected in a week’s work of 35 hours. In my own experience this is a generous estimate. In the Townlands Project I confined my research to the boundaries of the Civil Parish in which I reside. This comprised nine townlands and over File Size: 2MB.

Watford, is a town, a parish, and a district, in Hertfordshire. The town stands on Watling-street, the river Colne, the Northwestern railway and at the juntion of the branches to Rickmansworth and St.

Albans. There are four dissenting churches, a cemetery and 2 chapels. The parish includes Oxhey, Cashio, and Leavesden hamlets. Watford is the xxth largest city of the UK, the xxth largest cityof Europe and the xxth largest city ofthe World.

It is the capital of the region xxx. The city is located on xxx. Watford is divided into x districts. The name Watford comes from the name "xx".

Watford was founded in xx and was. In xx Watford was incorporated as a city. Towns and Villages Around Watford. Abbots Langley The Domesday Book describes Abbots Langley as the Langlai (long lea) belonging to the Abbot of St.

Albans. It was a district of meadows and woods stre more details. Aldenham. The first field worker was the lexicographer, Edward O'Reilly, who died shortly after his appointment.

John O'Donovan. His successor who was appointed in was the Irish scholar, John O'Donovan. The place-names and field-names of Puttenham parish The following upload is an amended version of a handout I put together for those who attended my talk ‘The Place-Names and Field-Names of Puttenham Parish’, given to the Puttenham & Wanborough History Society on 28th March The Abbot also arranged for the first church to be built adjacent to the market: St Mary's, the parish church of Watford.

Although there is no evidence for a settlement here before the 12th century, earlier people may have passed through, using the natural route from London to the West Midlands, a line to be followed later by the road (until.

The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, conducted between andis the only survey of Ireland to have ever been conclusively finished. Under the direction of Thomas Larcom, the Master-General of the Ordnance Survey and the Board of Ordnance, a complete Map of Ireland at the scale of six-inches to one-mile was published.

essex place-names project. The Essex Place-names Project is a County-wide survey to record place- and field-names from historical documents such as Tithe maps and apportionments, estate maps, sale and auction catalogues, conveyances, terriers, deeds, rolls, inquisitions and surveys.

Watford Village. likes. Village. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page.5/5(2). The Place-names of Cheshire: secti. Place-names of the city of Chester, elements of Cheshire place-names (A. Glyden) Volumes ; Volume 54 of English Place-Name Society The Place-names of Cheshire, J.

McN. Dodgson: Author: J. McN. Dodgson: Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Original from: Pennsylvania State University: Digitized.

NOTE: If map fails to display correctly use CTRL & - (i.e. Ctrl and minus keys together) to fit map to screen. Arranged alphabetically by Civil Parish*.

*'Limerick City' includes parishes of St. John, St. Lawrence, St. Mary, St. Michael, St. Munchin, St. Nicholas, St. Patrick. For Castleconnell see no. Stradbally.Watford Field is the oldest open space in Watford, having been a “Recreation Ground”, certainly in and is derived from the enclosure of the common field in the s.

The Watford Local Board of Health’s Annual Report in describe it as being 54 acres and .Field Names - Northamptonshire. Find or add traditional names for fields, footpaths, lanes and other features in the landscape. Search by field name or get parish lists» +-+-Start Location.