Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Horsley township Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Horsley ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
Horsley, Long 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 Horsley 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.
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 1
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 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
Spital 0 3
Whittle 0 2
Nafferton 2 3
Harlow Hill 0 2
Ovington 0 2
Whitchester 1 2
Ovingham 0 2
Welton 0 2
Masters Close 0 2
Nesbitt 0 2
Rudchester 1 2
Wylam 0 2
Stelling 0 2
Bearl 0 2
Eltringham 0 2
Houghton 0 2
Ouston 0 2
Cheeseburn Grange 0 2
Prudhoe 3 3
West Heddon 0 2