Onomastics is the study of names and the process of naming, and anthroponomastics is the study of personal names, as generally applied to people (anthroponyms),…
Onomastics is the study of names and the process of naming, and anthroponomastics is the study of personal names, as generally applied to people (anthroponyms),…View More An Introduction to Cornish Onomastics
Having spent hours trying to find the bug in my logic, I’ve finally found the offending item. Talk about obscure! Here’s the offending block of…View More Java Array Filling with Only Last Record’s Data
Problem Statement Having extracted the Ordnance Survey Open Names data from the OS web site and found that the precision of the data was insufficient…View More Creating a Suitable Development Environment for Geocoding: Macs, Java and NetBeans – Part 1
I have now created new point data for about 6,000 settlements in Cornwall (with more accurate Lat/Long coordinates than provided by the Ordnance Survey Open…View More Adding Elevation Data to the Place Names Dataset
The ability to communicate effectively about the phonology of a language, particularly when it is no longer spoken relies on having a standard notation for…View More What is IPA?
Prerequisites: QGIS installed on your system. Step 1: Open QGIS. You should see something like this: Step 2: Save your project file with a suitable…View More How to: Create a Project in QGIS
Thought for the day: Padel has the patron saint of Madron as a male, Matronus. But the meaning is the root *Matrona, an Italo-Celtic, Latin…View More Matron or Man-Mother?
When asked what would be a suitable name for a new female puppy, what could I do? Some head scratching and browsing of a list…View More Cornish Dog’s Names?
An exact coding of the Cornish place name Amalebra, results in a reverse lookup against the address ‘Furze Croft’. Unless action is taken dozens or…View More Cornish Place Names ‘Vanish’ from the Record
No one can seem to agree on the meaning of the name ‘Tintagel’, even though its ancient name appears to be well known as *Durocornovii.…View More Musings on the name ‘Tintagel’