[Spellyans] Bohill

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Wed Jan 2 19:34:27 GMT 2013

Have just gone through my files.  It IS Bodmin, and Lanerchy is likely to be Lanhargy (Linkinhorne), the only place where the plural of lanergh (lanerhy) is shown.


On 2013 Gen 2, at 18:45, e-mail kevin.blackburn1 wrote:

> I have: Ha rag why dhum kerené, my a re dhyuch Bosvene, Lostuthyel, ha Lanerchy (OM 2399) - Lostwithiel and Lanner/Lanergh I get. Hope this helps - thanks Craig.
> Herbie
> On 2 January 2013 18:09, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure what Bosvene refers to.  Can anyone supply the contact of OM in which this occurs, because that might help, especially if any other places are mentioned.
> It seems very early to be Bodmin (Bosvena late C17).  Alternatively, - vene could well be veneth, "hillside" (lenited).  Shortening of meneth occurs at a very early date in some names.  However, there is no Bosveneth/Bosvena/Bosvene other than Bodmin (which is bos + menehy, "church land").
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