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ID: 7028217
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Willoughby (inhabited place)  Willoughby (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 12 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Village; noted for Saxon church and as the birthplace of Captain John Smith (1580-1631), founder of the US state of Virginia. In a field nearby is a scheduled medieval earthwork of an unknown date. There are Bronze Age barrows nearby as well.

Names:
Willoughby (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Willoughby in the Marsh (C,V)
Vernemetum (H,O)  ............ Roman name
Wilgebi (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Lincolnshire (county)  ................  Lincolnshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Willoughby (inhabited place)  ....................  Willoughby (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Willoughby (inhabited place)  ............  Willoughby (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
village (C)
Saxon (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Vernemetum..........  [VP]
.......................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
Wilgebi..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 176
Willoughby..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 772
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Willoughby in the Marsh..........  [VP]
.........................................  Domesday Book (1985) 176
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 176
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 772
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611778
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 176
..........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999)

 

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