Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CAMBERWELL a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
DENMARK HILL a chapelry Imperial
Dulwich 2 ecclesiastical districts Bartholomew
DULWICH a village, a suburban tract, and three chapelries Imperial
Goose Green district Bartholomew
GOOSE GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Nunhead ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
NUNHEAD a hamlet Imperial
Peckham 2 ecclesiastical districts Bartholomew
PECKHAM a metropolitan suburb, a sub-district, and several chapelries 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 Camberwell 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 3: Hampshire and Surrey 4
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 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
Denmark Hill 0 2
Champion Hill 0 2
Peckham 0 2
Walworth 0 2
Loughborough Park 0 2
Kennington 0 2
Newington 9 2
Brixton 0 2
Stockwell 0 2
Lambeth 9 2
Herne Hill 0 2
Dulwich 0 2
Vauxhall 0 2
South Bermondsey 0 1
Nunhead 0 2
New Cross 0 2
Borough 0 2
Southwark 44 6
Hatcham 0 2
Clapham 0 2