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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Barham

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 110 words.

Variants: Bareham, Bearham, Baram

Current frequencies: GB 2632, Ireland 14 • GB frequency 1881: 1812 • Main

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Farrelly

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 103 words.

Variants: Farrely, Farley, Fairley, Harley, Frawley

Current frequencies: GB 1812, Ireland 3274 • GB frequency

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York Town

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

so named in the early 19th cent. after Frederick, Duke of York, who founded Sandhurst College in 1812.

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Carrington

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

First recorded in 1812, and named after Robert Smith, Lord Carrington (1752–1838), who had lands here.

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Liverpool Street

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

City. Laid out in 1829, and named after Lord Liverpool, Prime Minister from 1812 to 1827. The

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Lady Grey (Eastern Cape/South Africa)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

Founded in 1858 and named after the wife of Sir George Grey (1812–98), governor of Cape Colony (

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Brockville (Ontario/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 45 words.

Elizabethtown, Williamstown, Charlestown

Founded in 1790, it rejoiced in three ‘royal’ names until the American War of 1812 against

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Foxton (North Island/New Zealand)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 37 words.

Founded in 1855 and named after Sir William Fox (1812–93) who emigrated to New Zealand in 1842 and

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Gananoque (Ontario/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Founded in 1812 at the mouth of the Gananoque River, its name is said to mean ‘Rocks rising out of

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North Little Rock (Arkansas/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 63 words.

De Cantillon, Huntersville, Argenta

Settled in 1812, it was renamed Huntersville in 1853 and then Argenta after the Hotel

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Ol'gopol' (Ukraine)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 69 words.

Established in 1812 and renamed as ‘Olga's Town’, probably after Princess Olga Pavlovna, one of Emperor Paul I's six

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Greymouth (South Island/New Zealand)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 44 words.

Situated at the mouth of the River Grey which was named in 1846 after Sir George Grey (1812–98),

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Aylesford (Canada, UK)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.

1. Canada: the original township was named after Heneage Finch (1751–1812), 4th Earl of Aylesford, who served the

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Selkirk (Canada, UK, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 77 words.

1. Canada (Manitoba): settled in 1812 and named after Thomas Douglas (1771–1820), 5th Earl of Selkirk, who had

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Foxton (North Island/New Zealand)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 37 words.

Founded in 1855 and named after Sir William Fox (1812–93) who emigrated to New Zealand in 1842 and

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Rawsonville (Western Cape/South Africa)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

Named in 1858 after Sir William Rawson (1812–99), colonial secretary of the Cape Colony (1854–64).

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Castelli (Argentina)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 34 words.

Two towns have this name which honours Juan José Castelli (1764–1812), one of the leaders of the May

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Jacobābād (Sindh/Pakistan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 56 words.

‘Jacob's Town’. Developed in 1847 from the village site of Khānghar by General John Jacob (1812–58), the first

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Stokes, Mt (South Island/New Zealand)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

Named after Admiral John Stokes (1812–85) of the British Royal Navy, who served on, and later commanded, HMS

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Gananoque (Ontario/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Founded in 1812 at the mouth of the Gananoque River, its name is said to mean ‘Rocks rising out of

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