Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HALSTEAD a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Greenstead Green ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
GREENSTEAD GREEN 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 Halstead 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 Essex and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 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
Greenstead Green 0 2
Little Maplestead 0 3
Great Maplestead 0 3
Colne Engaine 1 2
Gosfield 0 2
Pebmarsh 0 2
Earls Colne 3 4
Stisted 0 2
Sible Hedingham 1 3
Markshall 0 2
Wickham St Paul 0 2
White Colne 1 3
Pattiswick 0 2
Castle Hedingham 4 3
Gestingthorpe 0 2
Twinstead 0 2
Hinckford 0 2
Alphamstone 0 2
Bocking 4 2
Great Coggeshall 8 4