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SNSBI 2003 Nottingham meeting (Trent Building, University of Nottingham, November 15)

A day school Adventures in hydronomy was held by kind invitation of the Institute for Name-Studies.

  • Welcome on behalf of the Institute for Name-Studies and the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland

  • Graham Isaac (University of Aberystwyth): The river-names of Britain recorded by Ptolemy

  • Carole Hough (University of Glasgow): Fishing places and the Northwest Germanic toponymicon: Strensall and Streonaeshalch revisited

  • Jake King (University of Edinburgh): St Columba‚Äôs Black Goddess: The Origin of Lochy and Lochty Names in Scotland

  • Peter Kitson (Birmingham): Right and wrong river-names in Anglo-Saxon charter boundaries