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Books Books 1 - 3 of 3 on Twyford, the twi, or two fords over the river Brent; and several others. And here,....  
" Twyford, the twi, or two fords over the river Brent; and several others. And here, perhaps, a short digression may be allowed on the very large number of towns and villages throughout England generally whose names end in ford, and the very few that contain... "
Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ... - Page 387
by Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
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The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London ..., Volume 8

William John Hardy, William Paley Baildon - Essex (England) - 1906
...England generally whose names end in ford, and the very few that contain the word bridge a striking " testimony to the want of facilities for travel at the time when our local names originated."' Only one really ancient town, at the time the Saxons were giving names to places, enjoyed the advantage...
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The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London ..., Volume 8

William John Hardy, William Paley Baildon - Essex (England) - 1906
...England generally whose names end in ford, and the very few that contain the word bridge a striking " testimony to the want of facilities for travel at the time when our local names originated."1 Only one really ancient town, at the time the Saxons were giving names to places, enjoyed...
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Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 22

Lancashire (England) - 1905
...is shown on old maps of the town. The late Canon Isaac Taylor writes, in Names and their Histories: "The fact that five shires and ten county towns take...Hereford and we do not find a bridge before we come to Bridgnorth. The Thames had to be forded at Wallingford, Halliford, and Oxford; the Ouse at Bedford...
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