Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Castle Donington market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew
Donington parish 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 Castle Donington 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 Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 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
Isley Walton 0 2
Hemington 0 2
Aston upon Trent 0 4
Weston upon Trent 0 2
Diseworth 0 2
Langley Priory 0 2
Shardlow 0 2
Lockington Hemington 0 1
Great Wilne 0 2
Kegworth 0 2
Kings Newton 0 2
Melbourne 2 2
Church Wilne 0 2
Long Whatton 0 3
Breedon on the Hill 0 3
Elvaston 2 2
Draycott 0 3
Sawley 0 2
Swarkestone 0 2
Chellaston 0 2