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SNSBI 2009 Salford meeting (The Old Fire Station, University of Salford, November 14)

Names and the north of England

  • John Insley (Universit├Ąt Heidelberg): The place-names of Lancashire and their history

  • John Walton (Leeds Metropolitan University): The politics of naming  —  public houses and railway locomotives

  • Alan Crosby (University of Lancaster): Black Brook and Treacle Row  —  unofficial place-names in 19th and 20th century Lancashire

  • Turi King (University of Leicester): Using surnames to investigate the genetic legacy of the Vikings

  • Linda Corrigan (Knutsford): Ploughboy or Lord? Some thoughts on the recurrence of the personal name Roger in the early recorded place-names of South Cumbria