Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
RAMSGATE a town, a parish, and a sub-district 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 Ramsgate 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 2
William Camden Kent 1
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 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
St Lawrence 0 3
Ellington 0 2
Pegwell 0 2
Manston 0 2
Broadstairs 0 2
St Peter 0 2
Ebbs Fleet 0 2
Garlinge 0 2
Thanet 19 3
Northdown 0 2
Stone 0 1
Margate 11 2
Acol 0 3
North Foreland 0 3
Minster 2 2
Cliftonville 0 1
Kingsgate 0 2
Westgate on Sea 0 4
Stonar 2 2
Richborough 0 2