Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barton St Michael parish, suburbs of Gloucester city Bartholomew
BARTON-ST.-MICHAEL a hamlet Imperial
CATHERINE (St.) a village and a parish Imperial
GLEAWANCESTER., Gleawecester, or Glewcester Imperial
GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL a diocese Imperial
Hamlet, North parish Bartholomew
HAMLET (NORTH) an extra-parochial tract Imperial
HAMLET (South) an extra-parochial tract Imperial
North Hamlet parish Bartholomew
Pool Meadow parish Bartholomew
South Hamlet parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kingsholm St Catherine hamlet Bartholomew
Kingsholm St Mary hamlet Bartholomew
Longford St Catherine township Bartholomew
Longford St Mary township Bartholomew
Tuffley township Bartholomew
Twigworth township Bartholomew
Wotton St Mary township 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 Gloucester 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 Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 21
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 9
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 7
William Gilpin London to Ross 6
Henry Vincent Mar. 10 to 16: Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Hereford 5
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol 4
William Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 3
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 3
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 3
Henry Vincent Mar. 24 to Apr. 1: Newport and Stroud 3
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 3
William Camden The Division of Britaine 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Henry Vincent May 6 to 11: Arrest, and Monmouth Gaol 2
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 3: Ewyas and Llanthoni 1
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 4: Strata Florida 1
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 1
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 1
William Cobbett Sept. 6th to 11th, 1826: Highworth to Malmsbury 1
Charles Wesley May 3 - Dec. 28, 1747: Wales and Ireland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 1
Celia Fiennes To Herefordshire 1
Celia Fiennes Marlborough 1
William Gilpin Bridgend to Bristol 1
John Wesley 1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1
Henry Vincent Feb. 28 to Mar. 9: Bristol, Cirencester and Stroud 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
Littleworth 0 2
Barton St Mary 0 2
Dudstone and Kings Barton 0 2
Matson 0 2
Tuffley 0 2
Barnwood 0 2
Hempsted 0 2
Kingsholm 0 4
Whaddon 0 2
Longford 0 4
Alney 0 2
Over 0 2
Wotton 0 4
Hucclecote 0 2
Quedgeley 0 2
Upton St Leonards 0 2
Linton 0 2
Brookthorpe 0 2
Minsterworth 0 3
Spoonbed 0 2