Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chipping Wycombe (or High Wycombe, or Wycombe) municipal borough, market town, parish, and township Bartholomew
High Wycombe municipal borough Bartholomew
WYCOMBE a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Wycombe Old Borough township Bartholomew
Wycombe (or Southern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Flackwell Heath hamlet Bartholomew
Loudwater ecclesiastical district and village with railway station Bartholomew
LOUDWATER a village and a chapelry Imperial
TYLERS-GREEN a chapelry Imperial
WYCOMBE (Marsh) 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 High Wycombe 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 June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 9
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 6
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 3
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 2
Charles Wesley 1738: Around London, and Oxfordshire 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 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
Desborough 0 2
Wycombe Marsh 0 2
West Wycombe 0 3
Hazlemere 0 1
Hughenden 0 3
Little Marlow 0 3
Tylers Green 0 2
Loudwater 0 2
Lane End 0 2
Bradenham 1 2
Lewknor Uphill 0 2
Ackhampstead 0 1
Penn 1 2
Fingest 0 2
Wooburn 0 3
Marlow 6 3
Penn Street 0 2
Cadmore End 0 1
Little Missenden 0 3
Prestwood 0 2