Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Thirsk market town, parish and township, with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Carlton Miniott township Bartholomew
CARLTON-MINIOTT, or Carlton Islebeck a township-chapelry Imperial
Hutton, Sand township Bartholomew
HUTTON (SAND) a township chapelry Imperial
Sand Hutton township Bartholomew
Sowerby township and village Bartholomew
SOWERBY a township-chapelry, with a village 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 Thirsk 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 Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 3
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 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
Carlton Miniott 0 2
Sowerby 1 2
Sand Hutton 3 5
Thornborough 0 2
South Kilvington 0 1
Thornton le Street 0 2
North Kilvington 0 2
Newsham 0 2
Bagby 0 2
Skipton on Swale 0 3
Catton 0 2
Upsall 0 2
Topcliffe 3 2
Dalton 0 2
Holme 0 2
Knayton 0 2
Balk 0 2
Kirby Wiske 0 2
Newby 0 2
Hambleton 0 2