Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hornchurch parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Haveringwell hamlet 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 Hornchurch 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 Essex and Suffolk 2

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
Upminster 0 2
Squirrels Heath 0 1
Cranham 0 2
Romford 4 3
Gidea Park 0 2
Harold Wood 0 2
Chafford 0 2
Rainham 0 2
Great Warley 0 3
North Ockendon 0 3
Dagenham 2 2
Collier Row 0 2
Wennington 0 2
Becontree 0 2
Noak Hill 0 2
Havering 1 2
Brook Street 0 2
Chadwell Heath 0 2
Aveley 0 2
Little Warley 0 2