Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
FILEY a village, a township, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Gristhorpe coastal township with railway station Bartholomew
GRISTHORPE a township Imperial
Lebberston coastal township Bartholomew
LEBBERSTON a township 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 Filey 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.
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 2
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 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
Muston 0 2
Gristhorpe 0 2
Hunmanby 0 2
Lebberston 0 2
Reighton 0 3
Folkton 0 2
Speeton 0 2
Cayton 0 2
Flixton 0 2
Osgodby 0 2
Fordon 0 2
Grindale 0 2
Burton Fleming 0 2
Argam 0 2
Buckton 0 2
Deepdale 0 2
Wold Newton 0 3
Staxton 0 2
Willerby 2 2
Bempton 0 2