Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Acomb parish, township, and seat 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 Acomb 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 Yorkshire: West Riding 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1- Apr. 27, 1747: Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol 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
Knapton 0 2
Holgate 0 2
Dringhouses 0 2
York 160 14
Upper Poppleton 0 2
Askham Bryan 0 2
Micklegate 0 4
Rufforth 0 2
Mary Gate 0 2
Poppleton 0 2
Bootham 0 1
Nether Poppleton 0 2
Middlethorpe 0 2
Rawcliffe 0 2
Clifton 0 2
Walmgate 0 1
Askham Richard 0 2
Bishopthorpe 2 3
Hessay 0 2
Skelton By York 0 2