Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Melbourne town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kings Newton village Bartholomew
KINGS-NEWTON a village and a township 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 Melbourne 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 Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 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
Kings Newton 0 2
Derby Hills 0 2
Stanton By Bridge 0 2
Weston upon Trent 0 2
Isley Walton 0 2
Breedon on the Hill 0 3
Calke 0 2
Swarkestone 0 2
Ingleby 0 2
Staunton Harold 0 2
Ticknall 0 3
Langley Priory 0 2
Castle Donington 3 3
Foremark 0 2
Chellaston 0 2
Bendall 0 2
Aston upon Trent 0 4
Worthington 0 2
Barrow upon Trent 0 2
Arleston 0 2