ken at ferintosh.org
Fri Feb 10 14:39:35 GMT 2017
This looks to be a clincher.
Well done! - an ken Ken
From: Spellyans [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net] On Behalf Of Harry
Sent: 10 February 2017 09:34
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Wardbridge
Hey, well spotted! I wonder what other secrets are still to be found in
Lhuyd's notebook. Someone should really transcribe those scribblings some
Oh, and look what I found in 'The General Gazetteer or Compendious
Geographical Dictionary, 1801' by Richard Brookes...( pg 719,
"Warbridge, or Wardbridge, a town in Cornwall, with a market on Saturday. It
has a bridge over the river
Camel, which is the handsomest in the county, and supported by 20 arches. It
is 13 miles SW of
Camelford, and 241 W by S of London. Lon. 5 9 W, lat. 50 36 N. "
Not too sure about the lat/long, but '13 miles SW of Camelford' has got to
On 06/02/17 16:44, Nicholas Williams wrote:
Edward Lhuyd's manuscript of Cornish is available
online at the website of the National Library of Wales.
On page 117 (the library's page 121) Lhuyd gives
Ponz warda angl. Wardbridge (see the screenshot below).
Where is this? Or is Wardbridge another name for Wadebridge?
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