Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Lady St Mary parish Bartholomew
WAREHAM a town, three parishes, a sub-district, a district, and a division Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Stoborough liberty Bartholomew
STOBOROUGH a liberty Imperial
WORGRETE, or Wargate a tything 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 Wareham 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 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 3
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 2
Celia Fiennes Wiltshire and Dorset 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
Stoborough 0 2
Purbeck 2 2
East Holme 0 2
Hasilor 0 2
Arne 0 2
Winfrith 0 2
East Stoke 0 3
Morden 0 2
Steeple 0 2
Church Knowle 0 3
Bindon 0 2
Lytchett Minster 0 2
Puddlemill 0 2
Tyneham 0 2
Bloxworth 0 2
Corfe Castle 5 2
Coombe Keynes 0 2
Wool 0 2
Hamworthy 0 2
East Lulworth 0 3