Name Index


Eleventh Report of the Committee on Devonshire Verbal Provincialisms

Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. XXI, (1889), pp. 84-109.


F.T. Elworthy, Member of Council of the Philological Society

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Committee’s Report was read at the Association’s July 1889 Tavistock meeting. The Members’ purpose was to note and record current and past use of any Verbal Provincialisms in Devonshire, in either written or spoken language, that had not been included in the lists published in the Association’s Transactions. 
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Committee Members - Mr. J. S. Amery, Mr. G. Doe, Mr. F.T. Elworthy, (Secretary), Mr. F. H. Firth, Mr. P.O. Hutchinson, Mr. P.Q. Karkeek, Dr. W.C. Lake, Dr. T.N. Brushfield.


Adams, Thomas96
Alfred, King86, 109
Alfric, Archbishop86
Anstiss, Rev. Mr.106
Argenson, René Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d’93
Balsdon, Marianne86, 90-1, 99
Britten, James87, 94, 98
Chaucer, Geoffrey109
Cotgrave, Randle98, 109
Crossman, Matthew95
Dawe, S.90
Doidge, John108
Dymond, Mrs. Robert85
Eliot, George92
Elworthy, F.T.85
England, N.85
Forby, Robert87, 109
Gale, H.95
Gould, Rev. Sabine Baring85
Halliwell, James91, 93-5, 106
Hibernia, Thomas de107
Hood, Robin94
Horne, Richard106
Jacob, Frank95
Jago, Frederick W.G.90-1
James, Miss85
Jamieson, John109
Johnson, Dr. Samuel87
Littré, Emile89, 93, 104
Middleton, James98
Neck, J.S.85
Palmer, Richard94
Palmerston, Lord92
Palsgrave, John97
Pengelly, Ellen96
Pengelly, Richard88, 107
Pengelly, William95-6, 103, 105-6
Piers Plowman92
Pindar, Peter89
Prior, R.C.A.108
Pulman, Rev. P.T.85
Racine, Jean92
Rundle, Rev. S. Jnr.85
Smith, Mrs.106
Spry, Marianne90, 93, 104
Stansell, A.85
Swainson, William John95
Thorn, W.93
Trevisa, John107
Troup, Mrs. J. Rose85
White, Arthur101
White, William90, 95, 97-8, 101, 103, 105
Worth, R. Nicholls85
Wright, Thomas86, 91, 94-5