Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Malmesbury hundred Bartholomew
MALMSBURY a town, a parish, two sub-districts, a district, and a hundred Imperial
MALMSBURY-ABBEY an extra-parochial place Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Burton Hill tithing Bartholomew
BURTON-HILL a tything Imperial
COLE-PARK a tything Imperial
Corston and Rodbourne ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Rodbourne village Bartholomew
WEST PARK 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 Malmesbury 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 Wiltshire and Hampshire 13
William Cobbett Sept. 6th to 11th, 1826: Highworth to Malmsbury 4
William Cobbett Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 2
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
William Camden Ireland (1) 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 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
Westport St Mary 0 2
Brokenborough 2 2
Bremilham 0 2
Lea 0 2
Corston 0 2
Rodbourne 0 2
Foxley 0 2
Garsdon 0 2
Shipton Moyne 0 2
Little Somerford 0 3
Easton Grey 0 2
Cleverton 0 2
Norton 0 2
Charlton 0 2
Hankerton 0 2
Great Somerford 0 3
Long Newnton 0 3
Sherston Parva 0 2
Hullavington 0 2
Crudwell 1 2