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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Rotherham

County Yorkshire
Transcript r...r... (possibly rou(er)ham)
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
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Etymology Rother, river-name + OE hām, 'homestead'
Earlier editors roerham (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Roderham 1194-9 YCh viii; Rotherham 1461 Pat; only forms with the first element Rod-, Rud-, Rad-, Roth- and Rath- are recorded