The Street Names of Ayr by Rob Close. On yet another fabulous warm day during this June, 10 members made their way from Ayr Station for Wemyss Bay for the annual trip, this time to Rothesay.
The Street Names of Ayr by Rob Close. Education Pavilion, Burns Cottage, Alloway. s to say many people decided that Bute was a good destination and the trains and ferry were very busy. First stop at Rothesay was the Black Bull for lunch and sample some real ale with expect guidance from Dennis and John Rattenbury on what to taste.
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The Street Names of Ayr. by Rob Close. ISBN 9780952744597 (978-527445-9-7) Softcover, Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, 2001. Find signed collectible books: 'The Street Names of Ayr'. Coauthors & Alternates.
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This is a list of the etymology of street names in the London district of Southwark (also called Borough). The area has no formally defined boundaries – those utilised here are: the river Thames to the north, Tower Bridge Road to the east, Bricklayers Arms/New Kent Road/Elephant and Castle to the south, and London Road/St George’s Circus/Blackfriars Road to the west. Abbey Street – after Bermondsey Abbey, formerly located here.
The book shows how the very names of the streets are the key to the city's history. The original Spanish name, Cayo Hueso, in time was corrupted to Key West. Familiar Key West street names like Simonton, Duval, Flagler and Fleming hearken back to the early settlers and offer up fascinating facts and little-known secrets about how these entrepreneurial and philanthropic founders shaped the destiny of the "End of the Rainbow. From a veritable tapas of facts about Key West's history offered up on the tray of an enticing menu of street names, I have pulled a mere baker's dozen of interesting facts you may not yet know about Key West.
Most street and boulevard names in the USA are named for one of these reasons: 1. They are descriptive: for . An easy way to get a good idea about this is to get a copy of the book Streetwise Chicago, which explores where the street names in Chicago came from. They are descriptive: for example ‘Broadway’, ‘Mill Street’, ‘Main Street’ or ‘Battery Street’,- sometimes they refer to the destination: ‘Oakland Road’, ‘Bodega Hi. . Simply put, sometimes they are named after famous people and things. Less interestingly, they are often named after developers who built homes in that area or politicians.
Then he takes us along the street, pointing out the buildings and sites of historic interest along the way. This method builds and reinforces our grasp of Key West's history as the island is crisscrossed with sites that evoke nearly every aspect of its past. What emerges is a unique and quirky history of Key West, as well as a fascinating guide to wandering its streets, boulevards, alleys, and lanes.
University of Edinburgh. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 24 September 2004.