Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
DROITWICH a town, three parishes, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Droitwich (or Mid) Division 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 Droitwich 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 Worcestershire and Staffordshire 3
Thomas Pennant Nantwich 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 1

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Salwarpe 0 4
Hadzor 0 2
Westwood 0 2
Martin Hussingtree 0 2
Hampton Lovett 0 2
Crutch 0 2
Dodderhill 0 2
Oddingley 0 2
Wychbold 0 1
Fernhill Heath 0 2
Hindlip 0 3
Doverdale 0 2
Claines 0 2
Hawford 0 2
Ombersley 0 2
Himbleton 0 2
Tibberton 0 2
Shell 0 2
Hanbury 0 2
Elmbridge 0 2