[Spellyans] tavas

Janice Lobb janicelobb at gmail.com
Tue May 14 12:41:29 IST 2013


the Cussel has no intention of using Taves either
jan


On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Nicholas Williams
<njawilliams at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thank you, Craig, for those place-names. Hanter Davys looks as though it
> might have been affected by the surname Davis, Davies.
>
> On 14 May 2013, at 11:53, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>
> Tavis Vor (coastal feature at Mousehole):  no early forms available.
>
> Hantertavis (Mabe, a settlement named after a rock formation):
>  Hantertavas 1522; Hanterdeves, Henterdeves 1535; Hanter Davys 1565.  Seems
> to become confused with <deves>, "sheep (pl.)".
>
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