Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Leighton railway station Bartholomew
LEIGHTON-BUZZARD a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Egginton township Bartholomew
EGGINTON a chapelry Imperial
Grovebury manor Bartholomew
GROVEBURY a manor Imperial
Heath hamlet Bartholomew
HEATH AND REACH a chapelry Imperial
Stanbridge township and village with railway station Bartholomew
STANBRIDGE 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 Leighton Buzzard 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.
Robert Gammage Gammage's first letter to the Chronicle 2
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Celia Fiennes Bedfordshire 1
Paul Hentzner A tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Windsor 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
Grovebury 0 2
Linslade 0 3
Eggington 0 2
Billington 0 2
Grove 0 2
Stanbridge 0 2
Heath and Reach 0 2
Ledburn 0 1
Hockliffe 10 2
Soulbury 0 2
Slapton 0 2
Mentmore 0 2
Battlesden 1 2
Tilsworth 1 3
Wing 0 2
Potsgrove 1 2
Cottesloe 0 2
Horton 0 2
Great Brickhill 1 3
Manshead 0 2