Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
ALNWICK a town, a castle, two townships, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Abbey Lands township Bartholomew
ABBEY-LANDS a township Imperial
Broomhouse hamlet Bartholomew
BROOMHOUSE a hamlet Imperial
Canongate township Bartholomew
CANONGATE a township Imperial
CAULEDGE-PARK a hamlet Imperial
DENWICK a township Imperial
FRIAR'S BUILDINGS a hamlet Imperial
Greensfield hamlet Bartholomew
GREENSFIELD a hamlet Imperial
Grumwells Park hamlet Bartholomew
Heckley, Heckley Farm, and Heckley Grange 3 hamlets Bartholomew
HECKLEY, HECKLEY FARM, and HECKLEY GRANGE three hamlets Imperial
Hobberlaw hamlet Bartholomew
HOBBERLOW a hamlet Imperial
Hulne Park hamlet Bartholomew
HULNE-PARK a township Imperial
PARK-FARM a hamlet Imperial
Rugley hamlet Bartholomew
RUGLEY a hamlet Imperial
SHIELDYKES a hamlet Imperial
Snipehouse hamlet Bartholomew
SNIPE-HOUSE a hamlet Imperial
Whitehouse hamlet 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 Alnwick 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 Northumberland 3
Robert Gammage Ayrshire and Renfrewshire 3
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 2
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 2
William Camden Kent 1
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland 1
Robert Gammage Hampshire, Lancashire, and final reflections 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 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
Denwick 0 1
Abbeylands 0 2
Abberwick 0 2
Hulne Park 0 2
Lemmington 0 2
Shilbottle 0 2
Bassington 0 2
Whittle 0 2
Bolton 0 5
Woodhouse 0 2
Broome Park 0 2
Broxfield 0 2
Edlingham 1 2
Lesbury 0 2
Bilton 0 2
Hartlaw 0 2
Glantlees 0 1
Greens 0 2
Learchild 0 2
Shipley 0 2