Institute for Name-Studies

Place-Names Talk in Cambridge

Cambridge Rotary Club, 29th February 2016

John Baker spoke to an enthusiastic and welcoming meeting of Rotarians and their partners. Giving them an introduction to the work of the English Place-Name Society and a whistle-stop tour of Cambridgeshire place-names, emphasising their historical significance - there was even time for an excursus to the west of England and some field-names gathered as part of the Place-Names of Shropshire project.

Photograph of Mutlow

Mutlow Hill on the boundary of Great Wilbraham (Cambridgeshire), OE (ge)mōt-hlāw 'assembly mound'. © INS, 2016.

Posted on Thursday 23rd June 2016

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