Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CARLISLE a city and a district Imperial
CUTHBERT (St.) a parish and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
DENTON-HOLME a chapelry Imperial
Eaglesfield Abbey parish Bartholomew
FISHER-STREET a township Imperial
HARRABY a township Imperial
UPPERBY a township and a chapelry Imperial
WREAY a chapelry 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 Carlisle 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 Cumberland 25
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 10
Feargus O'Connor O'Connor's tour of Scotland, January 1839 8
George Head Carlisle and the Solway Firth 7
George Head The Solway Coast 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 4
Robert Gammage Travelling in the north in 1842 4
Robert Gammage To Scotland in 1843 4
Thomas Pennant September 18-23: The Borders and back to Cheshire 4
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Lancaster to Carlisle 2
Robert Gammage Gammage's first letter to the Chronicle 2
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 2
James Boswell September 13th, 1773: Bonnie Prince Charlie's Escape 1
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
William Cobbett Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Carlisle to Newcastle 1
Robert Gammage Liverpool and London in 1842 1
George Head Newcastle upon Tyne 1
George Head South from Douglas 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 1
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 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
Rickergate 0 2
Denton Holme 0 2
Botchergate 0 1
Caldewgate 0 2
Etterby 0 2
Harraby 0 1
Stainton 0 1
Upperby 0 2
Blackwell 0 3
Cummersdale 0 2
Kingstown 0 1
Stanwix 2 2
Houghton 0 2
Grinsdale 0 2
Linstock 0 2
Kingmoor 0 2
Carleton 0 2
Scotby 0 2
Brisco 0 2
Cargo 0 2