Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Stowmarket market town, parish and township, with railway station Bartholomew
Stowmarket (or North-Western) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chilton hamlet Bartholomew
CHILTON a hamlet Imperial
Gipping township Bartholomew
GIPPING a hamlet-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 Stowmarket 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 Essex and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 1
Arthur Young 1784 Tour of Suffolk 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
Onehouse 0 2
Combs 0 2
Stowupland 0 2
Creeting St Peter 0 2
Harleston 3 2
Great Finborough 0 3
Old Newton 0 3
Haughley 1 2
Little Finborough 0 2
Shelland 0 2
Battisford 0 2
Gipping 2 4
Earl Stonham 0 2
Buxhall 0 2
Creeting St Olave 0 1
Needham Market 1 2
Wetherden 0 2
Creeting St Mary 0 3
Ringshall 0 2
Stow 0 2