Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Whickham manufacturing town and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dunston ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
Fellside hamlet Bartholomew
FELLSIDE a township Imperial
LOWSIDE, or LOWHAND a township Imperial
SWALLWELL a township Imperial
Swalwell village with railway station Bartholomew

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 Whickham 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.
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 4
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 3
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 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
Swalwell 0 2
Marley Hill 0 1
Gibside 0 2
Dunston 0 4
Winlaton 0 2
Ravensworth 0 2
Low Team 0 1
Scotswood 0 2
Burnopfield 0 2
Lamesley 0 2
Elswick 0 2
Benwell 0 2
Stella 0 2
Tanfield 5 2
High Elswick 0 1
Fenham 0 2
Sugley 0 2
Kibblesworth 0 2
Gateshead 9 2
Westgate 0 2