Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Linlithgow a parish containing the royal burgh Groome
Linlithgow a royal and parliamentary burgh and the county town of Linlithgowshire Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Avontoun a mansion Groome
Carrubber an estate, with a mansion Groome
Kingscavil a village, with a public school and a sandstone quarry Groome
Ochiltree a hamlet Groome
Ochiltree hamlet Bartholomew
Preston House a mansion Groome

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 Linlithgow 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 9
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 2
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 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
Linlithgow Bridge 0 2
Kinneil 0 2
Carriden 0 2
Boness 2 3
Grangepans 0 2
Bridgeness 0 2
Philipstoun 0 1
Blackness 0 2
Torphichen 0 2
Polmont 0 2
Ecclesmachan 0 2
Muiravonside 0 2
Brightons 0 2
Abercorn 2 2
Uphall 0 2
Redding 0 2
Grangemouth 0 2
Bridgecastle 0 2
Bathgate 1 3
Hopetoun 0 2