|Subject:||Re: "Sarisburia" (Roman) and "Skropi" (Old Norse?)|
|Author:||Andy ;—) (guest, 22.214.171.124)|
|Date:||March 18, 2005 at 4:38:21 AM|
|Reply to:||"Sarisburia" (Roman) and "Skropi" (Old Norse?) by "Bagpus"|
I don't know which place-name you have in mind, but one old name of Salesbury is SARISBERIE (11th cent.), another one SEAROBYRG.
This is taken form: A.D.Mills, Dictionary of English Place-Names, Oxford 1997. He says, that the name is from an obscure Celtic word and gives some more information. If you need to know more, let me know.
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