These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Tonbridge. You may be able to find further references to Tonbridge in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Tonbridge, and Tonbridge Wells||Bartholomew||Tunbridge||hundred||Bartholomew||TUNBRIDGE||a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred||Imperial||Tunbridge (or South-Western) Division||parliamentary division||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Tonbridge.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Southborough||town||Bartholomew||SOUTHBOROUGH||a village and a chapelry||Imperial|
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 Tonbridge 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||Kent||4||William Cobbett||Jan. 2nd, 1822: Sussex Journal||3||William Cobbett||Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||3||John Byng||A Tour into Kent, 1790||1||William Camden||Essex and Suffolk||1||William Cobbett||Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere||1||William Cobbett||Oct. 31st, 1825: Winchester to Burghclere||1||William Cobbett||Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey||1||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District||1||Robert Gammage||On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast||1||Paul Hentzner||Arrival and London||1|
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|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|