Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CHERTSEY a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Chertsey (or North-Western) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
ADDLESTONE a village and a chapelry Imperial
Botleys and Lyne ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BOTLEYS and LYNE a chapelry Imperial
Haw, New village Bartholomew
Long Cross ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
LONGCROSS a chapelry, with a small village Imperial
Lyne village Bartholomew
New Haw village Bartholomew
Ottershaw ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
OTTERSHAW a village and a chapelry 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 Chertsey 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. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 1
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 1
Charles Wesley 1750: Bristol and London 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 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
Botleys 0 2
Ottershaw 0 2
Addlestone 0 2
Runnymede 3 2
New Haw 0 2
Ham Haw 0 2
Thorpe 0 2
Weybridge 1 2
Longcross 0 2
Virginia Water 0 2
Byfleet 0 2
Laleham 0 2
Godley 0 2
Shepperton 2 2
Halliford 0 2
Oatlands 0 2
Littleton 0 2
Egham 9 2
Maybury 0 1
Pyrford 3 3