Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hornsey parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
CROUCH-END a chapelry Imperial
Fortis Green hamlet Bartholomew
FORTIS GREEN a hamlet Imperial
HIGHGATE a metropolitan suburb and a chapelry Imperial
Stroud Green ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
STROUD-GREEN a hamlet 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 Hornsey 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 Adams London in the Fifties 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
Wood Green 0 2
Noel Park 0 1
Alexandra Park 0 1
Haringey 0 2
Crouch End 1 2
Stroud Green 0 2
Muswell Hill 1 2
Bounds Green 0 1
South Tottenham 0 1
Finsbury Park 0 1
Brownswood Park 0 1
Upper Holloway 0 1
Bruce Grove 0 1
Seven Sisters 0 2
Tottenham 6 3
Stamford Hill 0 2
Highgate 2 2
New Southgate 0 2
Palmers Green 0 2
Holloway 0 2