Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barnes parish, suburban village, and railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barnes Elms and Barnes Green 2 hamlets Bartholomew
Castlenan place Bartholomew
Priestbridge hamlet Bartholomew
PRIEST-BRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Sneakenhall hamlet Bartholomew
SNEAKENHALL 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 Barnes 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 Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 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
Chiswick 3 2
Mortlake 1 2
Sheen 0 3
Turnham Green 0 2
Fulham 8 2
Hammersmith 7 3
Acton Green 0 1
Putney 0 2
Roehampton 0 2
Kew 2 2
Gunnersbury 0 2
Brook Green 0 1
South Acton 0 1
Northend 0 2
Parsons Green 0 2
Old Brentford 0 1
Shepherds Bush 0 2
Walham Green 0 2
Earls Court 0 2
West Brompton 0 2