Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WORKSOP a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Gateford hamlet Bartholomew
GATEFORD a township Imperial
Haggonfield village Bartholomew
HAGGONFIELD a township Imperial
Kilton hamlet Bartholomew
KILTON a hamlet Imperial
Manton hamlet Bartholomew
MANTON a hamlet Imperial
Osberton hamlet Bartholomew
OSBERTON a lordship Imperial
Ratcliffe hamlet Bartholomew
RATCLIFFE a hamlet Imperial
RYTON a hamlet Imperial
SCOFTON a chapelry Imperial
Shireoaks village with railway station Bartholomew
SHIREOAKS a chapelry, with a village Imperial
Sloswick hamlet Bartholomew
SLOSWICK a hamlet Imperial
Steetley Chapel ruined Norman chapel Bartholomew

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 Worksop 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 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 1
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Osberton 0 2
Scofton 0 2
Haggonfield 0 2
Clumber Park 0 2
Welbeck 4 2
Carlton in Lindrick 0 2
Shireoaks 0 2
Carburton 0 2
Ranby 0 2
Wallingwells 0 2
Woodsetts 0 2
Woodhouse Hall 0 2
Babworth 0 2
Norton 0 2
Barnby Moor 0 2
Elksley 0 2
Holbeck Woodhouse 0 2
Whitwell 0 2
Hodsock 0 2
Thorpe Salvin 0 2