Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Godmanchester municipal borough, market town, and parish with railway station 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 Godmanchester 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 Huntingdon and Northampton 7
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 1
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 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
Hemingford Abbots 0 2
Offord Cluny 0 2
Hinchinbrook 0 2
Huntingdon 42 3
Hartford 0 2
Offord Darcy 1 2
Sapley 0 2
Hemingford Grey 0 2
Graveley 0 2
Brampton 0 2
Hilton 0 2
Papworth St Agnes 0 2
Great Stukeley 0 2
Wyton 0 3
Houghton 0 2
Buckden 11 2
Fenstanton 2 3
Papworth 0 2
Kings Ripton 0 3
Diddington 1 2