Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Leatherhead small town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Pattersham hamlet Bartholomew
PATTERSHAM, or Patchenham a hamlet 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 Leatherhead 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 12
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Celia Fiennes Hampton Court and Windsor 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
Fetcham 0 2
Ashtead 0 2
Great Bookham 0 3
Stoke Dabernon 1 2
Mickleham 5 2
Little Bookham 0 2
Oxshott 0 2
Headley 0 2
Box Hill 0 2
Copthorne 0 2
Cobham 4 2
Effingham 1 3
Walton on the Hill 0 3
Ranmore 0 2
Dorking 31 2
Epsom 44 3
Horton 0 2
Tadworth 0 1
East Horsley 0 3
Claygate 0 2