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2 edition of place-names of West Lothian. found in the catalog.

place-names of West Lothian.

Macdonald, Angus, lecturer

place-names of West Lothian.

by Macdonald, Angus, lecturer

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland -- Linlithgowshire,
  • Scots language -- Scotland -- Linlithgowshire

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA880 W4 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15350041M

    West Lothian History and Amenity Society. Wednesday, April 20 , pm. Book Reviews Books Borders Brewing Brick Walls Broughton History Society Burials Cairney Cambuskenneth Campbell Place Names Policing Political History Poorhouses . Weekenders - West Lothian. 34 likes. Weekenders is a group within West Lothian 50+Network. Adams and Lloyd picked a number of existing place-names and assigned interesting new meanings to them. All the words listed in the book are toponyms and describe common feelings and objects for which there is no current English word.

    names and place-names add further to the value of the book. I should like to make a few observations which might be helpful. The oldest stratum of names in West Lothian is Celtic, dating from the period when this part of Scotland was inhabited by the Welsh. Lothian itself is a Welsh name. Dr Macdonald fights shy of it and dismisses it with. Extracts from the Book. Rye, Walter A List of Norfolk Place Names, compiled with the view of helping local students to compare them with similar names in Scandinavia. Sandred, Karl Inge and Lindstrom, Bengt The Place-Names of Norfolk: Part 1: The place names of the City of Norwich. [ISBN , English Place-Name Society, vol, ].

    Main islands of Scotland: Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. British Place Names is a comprehensive gazetteer of every named place in Great britain, as recorded by Ordnance Survey. This includes every populated place (cities, towns, villages and hamlets) as well as every named landform such as mountains and hills, along with other local place names.


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Place-names of West Lothian by Macdonald, Angus, lecturer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Single accessible alphabetical archive of the place-names of our district. It is over fifty years since Angus MacDonald published "The Place-names of West Lothian", and forty-five since Norman Dixon completed his Ph.D.

thesis on "The Place-names of Midlothian". The first one covers West Lothian as it. The place-names of West Lothian. [Angus Macdonald] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. This volume contains information on place names found in the West Lothian parish of Livingston.

West Lothian volume This volume contains information on place names found in the West Lothian parish of Queensferry. West Lothian volume This volume contains information on place names found in the West Lothian parish of Torphichen.

The Place-Names of West Lothian by Angus Macdonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Map of places in West Lothian compiled from this list See the list of places in Scotland for places in other counties.

This List of places in West Lothian is a list of links for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, hillfort, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the West Lothian council area of Scotland.

West Lothian OS Name Books, These volumes provide information on the place names found in the West Lothian parishes of Abercorn, Bathgate, Borrowstouness, Carriden, Cramond, Dalmeny, Ecclesmachan, Kirkliston, Linlithgow, Livingston, Queensferry, Torphichen, Uphall.

The Gaelic language has an intimate relationship with the beautiful landscapes of North West Scotland. Although speakers of other languages also contributed to the area's place name legacy, the North West Highlands remain fundamentally what they have been for many centuries - a Gaelic landscape.

NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Livingston, 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.

Map of places in East Lothian compiled from this list. The List of places in East Lothian is a list for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, hill fort, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the East Lothian council area of Scotland.

MacDonald, Angus,The Place-Names of West Lothian (Edinburgh). Macdougall, Norman,James IV (Edinburgh, re-issued East Linton ; and in paperback Edinburgh ). Mack, J. L.,The border line from the Solway Firth to the North Sea, along the marches of Scotland and England (Edinburgh and London). West Lothian Place Names – View West Lothian Place Names PDF.

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Community Development Trust News (39) General Community News (68). West Lothian Place Names [Wilkinson, John Garth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. West Lothian Place Names. To find the microfilm numbers, search in the library catalog for the 'Place-names' of West Lothian and the subject of 'Probate records.' Then click on the link to the records of the Commissariat of Edinburgh.

The library also has some post probate records for West Lothian. Look in the library catalog. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs.

Full text of "Gaelic place names of the Lothians". 23 See T. James, Place-name Distributions and Field Archaeology in South-west Wales”, in The Uses of Place-Names, ed. Taylor (Edinburgh, ), 1 1 D. and L. Flanagan, Irish Place Names (Dublin, ), The earliest of the Irish Lann-names is Lynally (Lann Eala), Co.

Offaly, founded by Colman Eala, who died in NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with West Lothian, 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.

Buy West Lothian Place Names by Wilkinson, John Garth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. John Milne in his book “Place names of the Lothians” comes up with a different explanation, maintaining that Gardner's hall was derived from the gaelic for “rough hill of the shieling” Garbh = rough; dun = hill, airidh = shieling, Choill = hill.

The primary source for the above list was Keith Branigan’s ‘Roman Britain’, which although a little outdated, is pitched at about the right level for me and can probably still be found in decent second-hand bookshop as well as on Amazon.

The Ordnance Survey’s fascinating map of Roman Britain must be the comprehensive source for Roman sites and is available from good bookshops, OS and. About the Book The study of the place- names is a recent development in the field of historical research. The book is a systematic study of the inscriptional place-names of Odisha from AD to AD.

The Author has made sincere attempt to identify and analysed the place- names in dynastic wise. Further, he has given attention to find spots of the inscription and the actual meaning of names.

Midlothian emerged as a county in the Middle Ages under larger boundaries than the modern council area, including Edinburgh itself – and also known as Edinburghshire until It bordered West Lothian to the west, Lanarkshire, Peeblesshire and Selkirkshire to the south, and East Lothian, Berwickshire and Roxburghshire to the east.

Traditional industries included mining, agriculture and.Additional Physical Format: Print version: Milne, John. Gaelic place names of the Lothians. London, Edinburgh, for the author by Mcdougall's Educational Co. [].Inwhen place names were recorded to feature on the first ordnance survey map, the great cattle droves may still just have been within living memory.

The name “Drove Loan” was recorded, presumably relating to the abandoned piece of road, as Thomas Stark of White House is quoted as one of the authorities. The name book records.