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Glossary of Guernsey place-names

Marie De Garis

Glossary of Guernsey place-names

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Published by La Société Guernesiaise in Guernsey .
Written in English


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StatementMarie de Garis.
The Physical Object
Pagination[36]p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19718459M

Alderney (US: / ˈ ɔː l d ər n i /, UK: / ˈ ɔː l d ə n i /; French: Aurigny; Auregnais: Aoeur'gny) is the northernmost of the inhabited Channel is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown is 3 miles (5 km) long and 1 1 ⁄ 2 miles ( km) wide. The area is 3 square miles (8 km 2), making it the third-largest island of the Channel Islands, and the Capital and largest settlement: Saint Anne, . Early Origins of the Guernsey family. The surname Guernsey was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. After the Battle of Hastings in , William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious was not uncommon to find a Baron, or a Bishop, with 60 or more Lordships scattered throughout the.


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