Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Hampton. You may be able to find further references to Hampton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Hampton parish, township, and village with railway station Bartholomew
HAMPTON-WICK a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Hampton.

Place Type of entry Source
HAMPTON COURT a royal palace Imperial
Hampton, New village Bartholomew
Hampton Wick township and hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
New Hampton village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Hampton within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Middlesex and London 1
William Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 1
Thomas Pennant Ampthill to Luton 1
Thomas Pennant Luton to Hatfield 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
West Molesey 0 3
East Molesey 2 4
Hampton Hill 0 3
Hampton Court 0 2
Bushy Park 0 2
Ember 0 2
Teddington 0 2
Kempton Park 0 2
Hanworth 1 2
Fulwell 0 2
Weston Green 0 2
Strawberry Hill 0 2
Kingston upon Thames 21 4
Ham 1 3
Surbiton 0 2
Twickenham 3 2
Whitton 0 2
Norbiton 0 1
Long Ditton 0 3
Hatch 0 2