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Devon - Names, Geographical

A very extensive wiki-base website providing basic geographical and administrative data about a very large number of places in Devon, is provided by WeRelate.

Origins of Devon-Place Names, provided by Madalene Frost.

Tithings in Devon, provided by Dr Matthew Tompkins.

Place names in Devon, provided by the British Place Names website.

Alexander, J J. East and North Devon place-names. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 65 (1933).
Barber, Chips. Place-Names in Devon. Obelisk Publications, 2 Church Hill, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 9ER (1999) 32p. [ISBN 1 899073 79 5]
Blomé, Bertil. The Place-names of North Devonshire, Uppsala, Appelbergs boktryckeri aktiebolag (1929) 189 pp. [Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Uppsala] [Westcountry Studies Library 910.3/DEV/BLO]
Carbonell, Barbara M H. The Nymet area. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 63 (1931). [Derivation of the place-names 'Nymet' and 'Nympton' in central North Devon]
Carter, G E L. History of the hundred in Devon. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 60 (1928). [Concerns the divisions of lands in Devon from the beginning of the Saxon occupation and the subsequent dividing up of the county into "hundreds" which remained as a unit of administration until the present system of local government took over.]
Chanter, Rev. J.F. Devonshire Place-Names: Part I, The Parishes, Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association (1918) 30 pp.
Fortescue, Earl. Some Devonshire farm names. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 62 (1930).
Gover, J.E.B, Mawer, A. and Stenton, F.M. (eds.) The Place-names of Devon. Cambridge: University Press (1931) 2 vols.
Grigg, A. Place Names in Devon and Cornwall, College of St. Mark and St. John, Plymouth (1988). [ISBN 0950652359] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Jones, Pitman. Devoniae Index Parochialis: Containing the names of the several hundreds in the County of Devon with their relative situations to Exeter, Exeter: William Roberts, 197 High Street; London: Hamilton Adams & Co. (1843) 76 pp. [Surname Index]
Prowse, A B. Investigation of place-names. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 52 (1920).
Poulton-Smith, Anthony. South Devon Place Names. Amberley Publishing (2010) 128 pp. [ISBN-13: 978-1848687240].
Rea, C F. Some South Devon surnames. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 58 (1926).
Rose-Troup, Frances. Second, Third Fourth and Fifth Reports on Place-Names in Devonshire, Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association (1929, 1932, 1933, and 1934).
Stanbury, E. Some Devonshire field-names, with suggestions as to their signification. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 45 (1913).