Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BROMLEY a small town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Bromley and Beckenham hundred Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bickley ecclesiastical district with railway station Bartholomew
BICKLEY a chapelry, with a r station Imperial
Bromley Common ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BROMLEY-COMMON a chapelry Imperial
Farwig hamlet Bartholomew
New Bromley ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Plaistow ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
PLAISTOW 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 Bromley 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 Jan. 2nd, 1822: Sussex Journal 4
William Camden Kent 1
William Cobbett Jan. 8th to 11th, 1822: Sussex Journal 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Celia Fiennes Tunbridge Wells and Rye 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Ravensbourne 0 2
Shortlands 0 2
Plaistow 0 2
Bickley 0 2
Langley 0 2
Beckenham 2 2
Grove Park 0 1
Southend 0 1
Hayes 0 2
New Beckenham 0 1
Bromley Common 0 2
Mottingham 0 2
Elmers End 0 2
West Wickham 1 3
Chislehurst 0 2
Lower Sydenham 0 2
Perry Hill 0 1
Penge 0 2
Rushey Green 0 2
Catford 0 2