Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Stoke Newington parish and 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 Stoke Newington 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.
Charles Wesley 1750: Bristol and London 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 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
Abney Park 0 2
Shacklewell 0 2
Stamford Hill 0 2
Newington Green 0 1
Clapton 0 2
Brownswood Park 0 1
Balls Pond 0 2
Highbury 0 2
Finsbury Park 0 1
Dalston 0 2
South Tottenham 0 1
Seven Sisters 0 2
Kingsland 0 2
Lea Bridge 0 2
Stroud Green 0 2
Hackney 9 2
Canonbury 0 2
De Beauvoir Town 0 2
Islington 48 2
Haringey 0 2