Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CHESTERFIELD 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 Chesterfield.

Place Type of entry Source
Calow township Bartholomew
CALOW a township Imperial
Dunston hamlet Bartholomew
Grassmoor hamlet Bartholomew
Hasland township Bartholomew
HASLAND a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Holymoorside village Bartholomew
HOLYMOORSIDE a village Imperial
NORMANTON-TEMPLE a township-chapelry Imperial
Normanton Temple (or North Normanton) ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
STONE-GRAVELS a hamlet Imperial
Tapton township Bartholomew
TAPTON a township Imperial
Temple Normanton township Bartholomew
Walton township and village Bartholomew
WALTON 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 Chesterfield 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 3
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 2
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 1
Thomas Pennant Stone to Stafford 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
Newbold 0 3
Whittington 0 5
Tapton 0 2
Scarsdale 0 2
Brimington 0 2
Cutthorpe 0 2
New Whittington 0 2
Brampton 0 3
Hasland 0 2
Calow 0 2
Walton 1 2
Holymoorside 0 2
Barrow Hill 0 1
Wingerworth 0 2
Unstone 0 2
Barlow 0 3
Cowley 0 2
Staveley 1 2
Temple Normanton 0 3
Duckmanton 0 2