Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
ENFIELD a small town, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Botany Bay hamlet Bartholomew
BOTANY-BAY a hamlet Imperial
Bulls Cross village Bartholomew
BULLS-CROSS a village Imperial
Clay Hill ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
ENFIELD CHASE and ENFIELD HIGHWAY two hamlets Imperial
Forty Hill hamlet, and seat Bartholomew
Palmer's Green hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
Ponders End village with railway station Bartholomew
PONDERS-END a hamlet Imperial
TRENT a chapelry 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 Enfield 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.
Thomas Pennant Enfield to London 6
Thomas Pennant St Albans to London 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 3
William Camden Middlesex and London 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1
John Wesley 1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield 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
Enfield Chase 1 1
Bush Hill 0 2
Winchmore Hill 1 2
Clay Hill 0 1
Ponders End 0 2
Lower Edmonton 0 1
Bulls Cross 0 2
Trent 0 3
Palmers Green 0 2
Southgate 0 2
Edmonton 4 3
Enfield Lock 0 2
Waltham Cross 0 2
East Barnet 0 3
Bounds Green 0 1
New Southgate 0 2
Chingford 0 2
Sewardstone 0 2
Tottenham 6 3
Friern Barnet 1 3