Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HARROW-ON-THE-HILL a parish Imperial
Harrow (or Harrow on the Hill) town and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Alperton hamlet Bartholomew
ALPERTON a hamlet Imperial
Bentley Priory seat Bartholomew
FLAMBARDS a mansion Imperial
GREENHILL a chapelry Imperial
Harrow Weald ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
HARROW-WEALD a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Kenton hamlet Bartholomew
KENTON a hamlet Imperial
Preston hamlet Bartholomew
PRESTON a hamlet Imperial
Roxeth ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
ROXETH a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Sudbury hamlet Bartholomew
SUDBURY a hamlet Imperial
WEMBLEY a chapelry Imperial
Westend hamlet Bartholomew
WESTEND a hamlet Imperial

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 Harrow 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 2
William Camden Middlesex and London 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Exeter to London 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
Greenhill 0 2
Roxeth 0 2
Headstone 0 1
Wealdstone 0 1
Sudbury 0 2
Kenton 0 2
Harrow Weald 0 2
Preston 0 2
Hatch End 0 2
Pinner 0 2
Wembley 0 2
Northolt 0 2
Great Stanmore 0 2
Eastcote 0 2
Alperton 0 2
Kingsbury 0 2
Perivale 0 2
Gore 0 2
Greenford 0 2
Edgware 8 2