Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
PETERSFIELD a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a division Imperial
Petersfield (or Eastern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
OAKSHOT a hamlet Imperial
Sheet township and village Bartholomew
SHEET 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 Petersfield 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 Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 5
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 4
William Cobbett Nov. 7th to 11th, 1825: Burghclere to Petersfield 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 3
William Cobbett Nov. 12th to 20th, 1825: Petersfield to Kensington 2
William Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 1
Celia Fiennes Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 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
Finchdean 0 2
Sheet 0 2
Steep 0 1
Buriton 0 2
Langrish 0 2
Harting 0 2
Froxfield 2 2
Liss 0 4
Rogate 4 2
Hawkley 13 2
Dumpford 0 2
East Meon 9 4
Priors Dean 0 3
Clanfield 0 2
Terwick 0 2
Chalton 0 2
Greatham 8 2
Privett 0 2
Colemore 0 3
Elsted 0 2