Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Whitchurch market town and township Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Alkington township Bartholomew
ALKINGTON a township Imperial
ASH a chapelry Imperial
Ash Magna township Bartholomew
Ash Parva township Bartholomew
Black Park township Bartholomew
BLACK PARK a township Imperial
Broughall place Bartholomew
BROUGHALL a township Imperial
Bubney hamlet Bartholomew
BUBNEY a hamlet Imperial
Budney hamlet Bartholomew
BUDNEY a hamlet Imperial
Chinnell hamlet Bartholomew
CHINNELL a township Imperial
DODINGTON a township Imperial
Edgeley hamlet Bartholomew
EDGELEY a township Imperial
Grimpo school Bartholomew
Grindley Brook hamlet with school Bartholomew
Hinton township Bartholomew
HINTON a township Imperial
Hollyhurst hamlet Bartholomew
HOLLYHURST a township Imperial
TILSTOCK a chapelry Imperial
WOODHOUSES (New and Old) two townships 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 Whitchurch 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 4
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 2
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 12: Oswestry and Shrewsbury 1
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 1
Thomas Pennant Northampton to Gothurst 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
Dodington 0 2
Wirswall 0 2
Agden 0 2
Tushingham 0 3
Ash 0 2
Tilstock 0 2
Marbury 0 3
Chidlow 0 2
Is Coed 0 2
Combermere 4 2
Bradley 0 2
Wigland 0 2
Macefen 0 3
Norbury 0 2
Bronington 0 3
Burleydam 0 2
Wychough 0 2
Tybroughton 0 2
Bickley 0 2
Ightfield 0 2