Place NamesLocus nomen

The following information gives us the names of some of the major Roman cities and towns around England (for fort names on Hadrian’s Wall please see Fort Names).

Modern NameRoman NameRuling British / Celtic Tribe
AldboroughIsurium BrigantumBrigantes
BathAquae SulisBelgae
BuxtonAquae ArnemetiaeBrigantes
Caistor St. EdmundVenta IcenorumIceni
CanterburyDurovernum CantiacorumCantiaci
CarlisleLuguvaliumCarvetii
ChichesterCorinium DobunnorumDobunni
ColchesterCamulodunumTrinovantes
DorchesterDurnovariaDurotriges
ExeterIsca DumnoniorumDumnonii
GloucesterGlevumDobunni
LeicesterRatae CorieltavorumCorieltavi
LincolnLindumCorieltavi
LondonLondiniumCatuvellauni
Newcastle Upon TynePons AeliusBrigantes
St. AlbansVerulameumCatuvellauni
SilchesterCalleva AtrebatumAtrebates
WinchesterVenta BelgarumBelgae
WroxeterViroconium CornoviorumCornovii
YorkEburacumBrigantes