Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WANDSWORTH a town, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Earlsfield railway station Bartholomew
SUMMERSTOWN a chapelry Imperial
Summerstown (or Wandsworth St Mary) ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Wimbledon Park (Wandsworth) ecclesiastical district Bartholomew

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 Wandsworth 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 Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 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
Earlsfield 0 1
Putney 0 2
Fulham 8 2
Parsons Green 0 2
Garrat 0 2
Walham Green 0 2
Battersea 6 3
Lavender Hill 0 1
Summerstown 0 2
Balham 0 2
Upper Tooting 0 2
West Brompton 0 2
Chelsea 17 2
Roehampton 0 2
Tooting 0 1
Northend 0 2
Tooting Graveney 0 2
Wimbledon 4 3
Earls Court 0 2
Clapham 0 2