Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
PADDINGTON a metropolitan parish and two sub-districts Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bayswater railway station and suburb Bartholomew
BAYSWATER a suburb of London, and a chapelry Imperial
KILBURN PARK an estate Imperial
MAIDA-HILL a quondam-hamlet 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 Paddington 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.
Karl Moritz Chapter 6: Around London 3
George Borrow Wrexham and Llangollen 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 7: St. Paul's Cathedral 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
Lisson Grove 0 1
Edgware Road 0 1
Maida Hill 0 2
St Johns Wood 0 2
St Marylebone 11 3
Bayswater 0 2
Regents Park 0 1
Portland Town 0 2
Hyde Park 0 1
Westbourne Park 0 2
Primrose Hill 0 2
Kensington Gravel Pits 0 1
Swiss Cottage 0 1
Mayfair 0 4
Chalk Farm 0 2
Kilburn 0 2
Ossulstone 0 2
Knightsbridge 0 2
Kensal Town 0 1
Somers Town 0 2