Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
HAY a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district 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 Hay 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 Gilpin To the source of the Wye 6
William Camden Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 4
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 2
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 1: Hereford and Radnor 1
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 2: Hay and Brecheinia 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
Cusop 0 2
Cleiro 0 2
Hardwick 0 2
Clifford 2 2
Llowes 0 2
Tregoyd 0 1
Llanigon 0 2
Capel Bettws 0 2
Maesllwch 1 2
Glasbury 3 2
Felindre 0 2
Aberllynfi 0 2
Whitney 2 2
Llanddewi Fach 0 2
Dorstone 0 2
Brilley 0 2
Craswall 0 2
Newchurch 0 2
Winforton 0 2
Boughrood 0 2