Roscarnon (EN) / Roskarnen (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

karnen

Meaning: 
little carn

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur
Elements notes: 
<ros> ‘hill-spur’ + <karnen> ‘little carn’
Historic forms: 
Roscarnan 1085 (Henderson) Roscarnan 1086 (Gover, 1948) Rescarnan 1543 (Gover, 1948) Roscarnan 1625 (Henderson) Roskarnon 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Roscarnon 1766 (CRO, AD1807/5, 1766) Roscarnon 1842 (TA, 1842) Roscarnon 1884 (farm)(Symons, 1884) Roscarnon 1908 (OS, 1908) Roscarnon Plantation 1908 (OS, 1908) Roscarnon 1948 (Gover, 1948) Roscarnon 2016 (OS, 2016) Roscarnon Plantation 2016 (OS, 2016)