Name Index


Fourteenth Report of the Committee on Devonshire Verbal Provincialisms

Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. XXVII, (1895), pp. 181-211.


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 1895 Okehampton 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. The Report, from a copy of a rare journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitization of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Committee Members -Mr. J. S. Amery, 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 and Mrs. J. Rose Troup.

Anderson, John51
Ayer, Marshall49
Barnes, William48
Blackmore, Richard Doddridge44
Boileau Despréaux, Nicolas47
Britten, F.J.45
Burdett, Sir Francis53
Burns, Robert51
Campion, Mr. Edmund50
Carew, Richard42
Charles II49
Chaucer, Geoffrey54-5
Chope, R.Pearse42
Coke (Cook)54
Cotgrave, Randle52, 54, 56-7
Dix, Mr. Samuel50
Du Change, Charles du Fresne55
Edward I43
Elizabeth I46, 53
Ellis, Mr. A.J.60
Ford, J.60
Halliwell-Phillips, James Orchard45, 48, 50-1, 57-8
Hare, W.58
Henry IV52
Hewett, Mrs. Sarah54-5
Jefferies, Richard49
Kennett, White45
Lowry, H.D.59
Mannyng, R.54
Mary, Blessed Virgin46
Milton, John51
Murray, James48
Niton, Saint48
Northall, G.F.50
Pengelly, Mr. William41
Penny, Robert56
Pindar, Peter44, 53
Reichel, Rev. O J.42
Saunder, John60
Shakespeare, William52
Sidwell, Saint56
Skeat, Walter William54
Stratmann, Francis Henry59
Taylor, Rev. A.D.42
Twain, Mark47
Usurer, Pers the54
Wills, George57
Wills, W.D. & H.O.46
Wolcot, John44
Woodhouse, H,B,S,42
Wright, Dr. Joseph41-3, 57