Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Boroughbridge township and market town 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 Boroughbridge 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 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 6
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 3
William Camden Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 1
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: York and Scarborough 1
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 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
Aldborough 7 2
Minskip 0 2
Grafton 0 2
Marton 0 2
Ellenthorpe 0 2
Milby 0 2
Langthorpe 0 2
Roecliffe 0 3
Arkendale 0 2
Staveley 0 2
Lower Dunsforth 0 3
Mulwith 0 2
Kirby Hill 0 4
Humberton 0 2
Upper Dunsforth 0 2
Myton on Swale 1 2
Skelton on Ure 0 4
Westwick 0 2
Great Ouseburn 0 3
Coneythorpe 0 2