Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Edgware parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
PAGE-STREET a hamlet 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 Edgware 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 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 3
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
William Camden Middlesex and London 1
William Cobbett June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 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
Little Stanmore 0 3
Gore 0 2
Great Stanmore 0 2
Kenton 0 2
Mill Hill 0 2
Highwood Hill 0 2
The Hyde 0 2
Kingsbury 0 2
Preston 0 2
Harrow Weald 0 2
Hendon 1 2
Elstree 1 2
Wealdstone 0 1
Boreham Wood 0 1
Greenhill 0 2
Arkley 0 1
Headstone 0 1
Harrow 5 3
Church End 0 2
Totteridge 1 2