Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Faversham hundred Bartholomew
FAVERSHAM, or Feversham a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Faversham (or North-Eastern) Division 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 Faversham 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 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 4
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 2
William Camden Kent 2
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to letter 1 2
William Cobbett Dec. 4th to 5th, 1821: Kentish Journal 1
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 1
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 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
The Brents 0 1
Preston Next Faversham 0 2
Davington 1 2
Goodnestone 0 2
Oare 0 2
Stone 0 3
Luddenham 0 2
Buckland 0 2
Ospringe 2 2
Boughton under Blean 1 4
Graveney 0 2
Norton 0 2
Sheldwich 0 2
Selling 0 2
Hernhill 0 2
Teynham 2 4
Harty 0 2
Swale 3 2
Leaveland 0 2
Badlesmere 0 2