Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Speldhurst parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
GROOMBRIDGE a village and a chapelry Imperial
LANGTON a hamlet Imperial
Langton Green ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
Rusthall ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
RUSTHALL 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 Speldhurst 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.
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 1
Celia Fiennes Tunbridge Wells and Rye 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
Langton Green 0 3
Rusthall 0 2
Fordcombe 0 3
Groombridge 0 2
Ashurst 4 2
Washlingstone 0 2
Broadwater 0 2
Penshurst 1 2
Tunbridge Wells 37 2
Bidborough 0 2
Eridge Green 0 2
Southborough 1 2
Frant 1 2
Somerden 0 2
Withyham 0 2
Leigh 3 2
Chiddingstone 1 2
Mark Beech 0 2
Rotherfield 2 3
Cowden 0 2