Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Stilton parish 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 Stilton 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 3
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 3
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 2
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lands End to Winchester 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 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
Denton 0 2
Caldecote 0 2
Norman Cross 0 2
Glatton 0 2
Folksworth 0 2
Yaxley 0 2
Morborne 0 2
Conington 5 2
Washingley 0 2
Haddon 0 2
Holme 0 2
Sawtry 0 6
Orton Longueville 2 4
Lutton 0 2
Orton Waterville 2 3
Woodston 0 2
Alwalton 0 2
Farcet 0 2
Fletton 0 2
Great Gidding 0 3