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Origins of Pennsylvania Placenames Derived from Old World Locations
Aside from being nominally interesting, these names have value in determining the probable origins of a locality's first settlers.

Sources:
1.  Anon.  1977.  Webster's New Geographical Dictionary.  G. & C. Merriam Co., Springfield, MA.
2.  A.D. Mills.  1991.  A Dictionary of English Place Names.  Oxford University Press, Oxford/New York.

Name Origin Transplantation
Berks England: Berkshire county Berks Co.
Caernarvon Wales: Caernarvonshire county, muncipal borough, seaport township of Berks Co.
Chichester England: co. Sussex [now West Sussex] town (Roman, 895 CE) township of Chester Co.
Reading England: Berkshire borough borough of Berks Co.
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