[OSM-talk] shortened names

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 13:47:23 BST 2011


It probably doesn't affect the argument, but 'The Place-names of 
Hertfordshire' (English Place-name Society, 1938) records the following 
historical forms:

(aet) Sancte Albane (957)
Sancte Albanes stow (1007)
la ville de Seint Alban (Norman-French)
villa Sancti Albani (Domesday Book - in Latin)
villa de Sancto Albano (medieval, Latin)
le Covent de Seynt Alban (1302)
la dite ville de Seint Alban (time of Edward II)
la ville de Seint Auban (time of Edward III)
Seint Auban (1400)
Seynt Albones (1421)

-- 
Steve



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