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Posted By: Steve Gardham
14-May-15 - 08:37 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
Subject: RE: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
I always thought the wiches were idges.
Grenidge,

I don't think Eboracum evolved into anything. The Vikings named it Jorvik (Yorvik) which slides easily into Yorrik and then York.