Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kingston Bartholomew
Kingston hundred Bartholomew
KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Berrylands ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Coomb and Malden ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
COOMBE a chapelry Imperial
Ham Common local government district Bartholomew
Ham with Hatch township Bartholomew
Hatch hamlet Bartholomew
HATCH a hamlet Imperial
Hook township and hamlet Bartholomew
KINGSTON-GATE a place Imperial
Kingston Hill ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Kingston Vale (or Robinhood Gate) ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Norbiton ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
ROBINHOOD-GATE, or Kingston-Vale a chapelry Imperial
Surbiton town with railway station Bartholomew
SURBITON a chapelry 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 Kingston upon Thames 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
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 2
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 2
William Camden Kent 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
Celia Fiennes Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 1
William Gilpin London to Ross 1
Paul Hentzner A tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Windsor 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 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
Norbiton 0 1
Surbiton 0 2
Bushy Park 0 2
Hampton Court 0 2
Kingston Hill 0 1
Teddington 0 2
Ham 1 3
Hatch 0 2
Coombe 0 2
Long Ditton 0 3
New Malden 0 2
Tolworth 0 2
Petersham 3 2
Strawberry Hill 0 2
Hampton Hill 0 3
Kingston Vale 0 2
Hampton 4 3
Ember 0 2
East Molesey 2 4
Twickenham 3 2