Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HUNGERFORD a town and a tything Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hidden hamlet Bartholomew
Hungerford Newtown village Bartholomew
Newtown hamlet Bartholomew
NEWTOWN a hamlet Imperial
SANDEN-FEE 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 Hungerford 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 Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
Celia Fiennes Marlborough 2
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
Charles Wesley May 3 - Dec. 28, 1747: Wales and Ireland 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 1
Celia Fiennes Berkshire and Oxfordshire 1
William Gilpin Bristol to London 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
Eddington 0 1
Denford 0 2
Chilton Foliat 0 2
Hungerford Newtown 0 2
Avington 0 2
Kintbury 0 2
Kintbury Eagle 0 2
Froxfield 1 2
Inkpen 0 2
Ham 0 2
Little Bedwyn 0 3
Shalbourne 1 1
Ramsbury 7 3
Lambourn Woodlands 0 3
East Shefford 0 2
West Shefford 0 3
Welford 0 2
West Woodhay 2 2
Hampstead Marshall 2 1
Buttermere 0 2