Richard Coates : biography

16 April 1949 -

1996-2007 (ed.) Locus focus: forum of the Sussex place-names net (7 vols, 14 issues).

1998 A bibliography of Channel Islands French and the linguistic situation in the islands to 1997. Cognitive Science Research Paper 485, University of Sussex. Provisional edition, pp. 102 (ISSN 1350-3162).

1999 The place-names of West Thorney. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (supplementary series 1); pp. v + 64 (ISBN pbk 0904889 52 1).

1999 Word structure. London and New York: Routledge (Routledge Language Workbooks); pp. ix + 101 (ISBN pbk 0 415 20631 6). [Student guide to morphology. Also available as an e-book from 2005.]

2000 (with Andrew Breeze; including a contribution by David Horovitz) Celtic voices, English places: studies of the Celtic impact on place-names in England. Stamford: Shaun Tyas; pp. xiv + 433 (ISBN 1 900289 41 5).

2005 Word structure. London and New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis e-Library; pp. 120 (eISBN-13: 9780203056462; eISBN-10: 0203056469). [First published in paperback in 1999.]

2006 (guest ed.) Name theory. Special issue of Onoma, vol. 41 (spine date 2006; appeared 2011); pp. 309 (ISSN 0078-463X, eISSN 1783-1644).

2007 The place-names of Hayling Island, Hampshire. [MS. of 1991. Web-publication; http://www.uwe.ac.uk/hlss/llas/staff_coates_r_hayling.doc; pp. 96.]

2010 A place-name history of the parishes of Rottingdean and Ovingdean in Sussex (including Woodingdean and Saltdean). Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (Regional series 2); pp. xviii + 222 (ISBN 10: 0-904889-84-X; ISBN 13: 978-0-904889-84-0). [Published with the aid of a grant from the British Academy.]

2010 The traditional dialect of Sussex: a history, description, selected texts, bibliography and discography. Lewes: Pomegranate Press; pp. 349. (ISBN 978-1-907242-09-0.) [Published with the aid of a grant from the Marc Fitch Fund.]

2011 The street-names of Shirehampton and Avonmouth. Shirehampton: Shire Community Newspaper. Web-publication, online at http://www.shire.org.uk/content/history/streetnames.pdf; pp. 86.

2012 The farm- and field-names of old Shirehampton. Shirehampton: Shire Community Newspaper. Web-publication, online at http://www.shire.org.uk/content/history/fieldnames.pdf; pp. 42.

in preparation (co-ed. with Patrick Hanks and others) Family names of the United Kingdom. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

in preparation A dictionary of Sussex place-names [working title]. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society.

in preparation The place-names of Hampshire [multi-volume work]. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society.

in preparation (ed.) Purty middlin'. A selection of writings in Sussex dialect.

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