Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wraxall parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
FAILAND a tything 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 Wraxall 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.
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1- Apr. 27, 1747: Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol 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
Portbury 0 3
Flax Bourton 0 4
Clapton 0 3
Backwell 0 2
Easton in Gordano 0 4
Pill 0 2
Abbots Leigh 0 2
Long Ashton 0 3
Tickenham 0 2
Nailsea 0 2
Woodspring 0 1
Chelvey 0 2
Barrow Gurney 0 2
North Weston 0 2
Shirehampton 0 2
Hartcliffe 0 2
Brockley 0 2
Portishead 0 2
Claptons Wick 0 2
Leigh Woods 0 1