Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
GUILDFORD a town, three parishes, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Guildford (or South-Western) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
LOSELEY a demesne 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 Guildford 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 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 11
William Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 7
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 4
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 3
William Cobbett Oct. 23rd to 27th, 1825: Chilworth to Winchester 3
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 2
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 1
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 1
William Cobbett Oct. 31st, 1825: Winchester to Burghclere 1
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 1
Daniel Defoe Addenda to the first volume 1
Celia Fiennes Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
John Wesley 1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield 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
Stoke Next Guildford 0 2
Stoughton 0 1
St Catherine 0 2
Merrow 6 2
Artington 0 2
Sutton 0 2
Shalford 1 2
St Martha 15 4
Worplesdon 0 2
Loseley 0 1
Burgham 0 2
West Clandon 0 3
Compton 0 2
Farncombe 0 2
Send 1 3
East Clandon 1 3
Albury 7 2
Godalming 32 3
Normandy 0 2
Shamley Green 0 2