Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BARNET a town, a parish a subdistrict, and a district Imperial
Barnet, Chipping parish Bartholomew
Barnet, High railway station Bartholomew
Chipping Barnet parish Bartholomew
High Barnet railway station 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 Barnet 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 St Albans to London 7
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 3
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 3
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 1
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September 1
Thomas Pennant Enfield 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
Monken Hadley 8 3
New Barnet 0 1
Arkley 0 1
Totteridge 1 2
East Barnet 0 3
Whetstone 3 2
Bentley Heath 0 2
Highwood Hill 0 2
South Mimms 3 3
Potters Bar 1 2
Woodside Park 0 1
Mill Hill 0 2
Friern Barnet 1 3
Trent 0 3
Elstree 1 2
Boreham Wood 0 1
Colney Hatch 1 2
Finchley 2 2
New Southgate 0 2
Southgate 0 2