Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
APPLEBY a small town, two townships, two parishes, and a subdistrict Imperial
Appleby (or Northern) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew
Appleby St Lawrence, and Appleby St Michael or Bongate Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Copeland Beck hamlet Bartholomew
CRACKENTHORPE a township Imperial
Hilton hamlet Bartholomew
Langton hamlet Bartholomew
LANGTON a hamlet Imperial
Murton cum Hilton ecclesiastical district 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 Appleby 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 Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 3
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lancaster to Carlisle 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
Battle Barrow 0 2
Bongate 0 1
Colby 0 2
Brampton Crofts End 0 2
Langton 0 2
Brampton 0 1
Crackenthorpe 0 2
Hoff 0 1
Ormside 0 2
Kings Meaburn 0 3
Hilton 0 2
Bolton 0 2
Sandford 0 2
Murton 0 2
Burton 0 2
Knock 0 2
Long Marton 0 3
Maulds Meaburn 0 2
Kirkby Thore 2 2
Warcop 0 2