Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Moresby coastal parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Parton small seaport Bartholomew
PARTON a village and 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 Moresby 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 Cumberland 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
Parton 0 2
Weddicar 0 2
Corkickle 0 2
Distington 0 2
Whitehaven 27 5
Hensingham 0 2
Frizington 0 2
Arlecdon 0 2
Preston Quarter 0 2
Harrington 0 2
Eskett 0 1
Cleator Moor 0 2
Winscales 0 2
Salter 0 2
Sandwith 0 2
Workington 6 2
Murton 0 1
Branthwaite 0 2
Rottington 0 2
Egremont 2 3