bluefish wrote:I'm glad sarahhm asked the question that's been on my mind!
Would anyone here know the meaning of "rents"? Wilds, Gibson and others if I recall...
bluefish wrote:That's great feedback John C, thank you. The context makes a lot of sense.
It seems that the concept was used consistently for over 500 years. Absolutely fascinating!
I'd be curious in attending lectures which describe more of the etymology of such street names. Anyone know if there's anything going in Southwark? It seems that the names here have a much richer and varied heritage than throughout the rest of London. Or am I just biased? :-)
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