Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cicester Bartholomew
Cirencester hundred and parish Bartholomew
CIRENCESTER a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Cirencester (or Eastern) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barton tithing Bartholomew
BARTON a tything Imperial
OAKLEY a tything Imperial
SPIRRINGATE a tything Imperial
Watermoor curacy Bartholomew
WATERMOOR a chapelry Imperial
WIGGOLD a tything 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 Cirencester 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 10
William Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 3
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1743: The Midlands 2
Charles Wesley 1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Henry Vincent Feb. 28 to Mar. 9: Bristol, Cirencester and Stroud 2
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 1
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 1
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland 1
Henry Vincent Mar. 24 to Apr. 1: Newport 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
Stratton 0 2
Crownthorne and Minety 0 2
Daglingworth 0 2
Oakley 0 3
Coates 0 2
Baunton 0 2
Siddington 0 2
Preston 0 2
Bagendon 0 2
Duntisbourne Rouse 0 2
Kemble 0 2
Shorncott 0 2
Ampney Crucis 0 2
North Cerney 0 3
Harnhill 0 2
Woodmancote 0 2
Duntisbourne Abbots 0 2
Somerford Keynes 2 2
Sapperton 0 3
Poole Keynes 0 2