Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Eckington parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Mosborough village Bartholomew
MOSBOROUGH a village and a township Imperial
Renishaw village Bartholomew
RENISHAW a township Imperial
RIDGEWAY a chapelry Imperial
Ridgway ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
Spinkhill hamlet Bartholomew
SPINKHILL a hamlet Imperial
TROWAY 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 Eckington 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.
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 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
Mosborough 0 2
Ridgeway 0 1
Troway 0 1
Hackenthorpe 0 2
Beighton 0 2
Renishaw 0 2
Unstone 0 2
Killamarsh 0 2
Barrow Hill 0 1
New Whittington 0 2
Gleadless 0 2
Woodhouse 0 2
Coal Aston 0 3
Intake 0 2
Handsworth 0 2
Staveley 1 2
Norton 0 2
Barlborough 0 2
Dronfield 0 2
Wales 0 2