Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Buckingham hundred Bartholomew
BUCKINGHAM a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BOURTON a hamlet Imperial
GAWCOTT a chapelry Imperial
LENBOROUGH a hamlet Imperial
PREBEND-END a precinct 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 Buckingham 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 Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Henry Broadhurst In Journeyings Often 1
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Celia Fiennes Bedfordshire 1
Robert Gammage Gammage's first letter to the Chronicle 1
Robert Gammage Standing for Parliament in Cheltenham, 1852 1
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 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
Bourton 0 2
Gawcott 0 2
Radclive 0 2
Padbury 0 2
Maids Moreton 0 3
Hillesden 0 2
Tingewick 0 2
Foscott 0 3
Leckhampstead 1 2
Thornborough 0 2
Adstock 0 2
Water Stratford 0 2
Preston Bissett 0 2
Cowley 0 2
Akeley 0 2
Stowe 2 2
Steeple Claydon 0 3
Chetwode 0 2
Addington 1 2
Barton Hartshorn 0 2