Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Tottenham parish Bartholomew
TOTTENHAM AND HAMPSTEAD JUNCTION RAILWAY a small railway system Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
MOUNT-PLEASANT a hamlet Imperial
Seven Sisters railway station Bartholomew
SEVEN SISTERS a hamlet Imperial
Tottenham Division parliamentary division Bartholomew
WOOD-GREEN a ward 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 Tottenham 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 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 4
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1
Thomas Pennant Enfield to London 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
Bruce Grove 0 1
Edmonton 4 3
Seven Sisters 0 2
South Tottenham 0 1
Noel Park 0 1
Haringey 0 2
Stamford Hill 0 2
Lower Edmonton 0 1
Wood Green 0 2
Hornsey 1 2
Waltham Forest 1 1
Palmers Green 0 2
Walthamstow 2 3
Abney Park 0 2
Alexandra Park 0 1
Bounds Green 0 1
Stoke Newington 6 2
Lea Bridge 0 2
Crouch End 1 2
Stroud Green 0 2