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|Place||Type of entry||Source||Kingswood||parish||Bartholomew|
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 Kingswood 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||Apr. 3 - Sept. 22, 1741: Bristol and S. Wales again||19||John Wesley||1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales||11||Charles Wesley||1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne||8||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol||6||Charles Wesley||Sept. 7 - Dec. 31, 1740: First visit to South Wales||5||Charles Wesley||Sept. 1 - Nov. 6, 1739: Preaching around Bristol and Bath||3||Charles Wesley||May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall||3||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall||3||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland||3||Charles Wesley||1745: London, Bristol and South Wales||2||Charles Wesley||1750: Bristol and London||2||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north||2||John Wesley||1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy||2||John Wesley||1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners||2||John Wesley||1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days||2||John Wesley||1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon||2||William Camden||Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire||1||Charles Wesley||Jan. 2 - Feb. 27, 1743: Bristol and Bath||1||Charles Wesley||Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham||1||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1- Apr. 27, 1747: Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol||1||Charles Wesley||Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol||1||John Wesley||1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield||1||John Wesley||1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery||1||John Wesley||1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg||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||John Wesley||1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life||1|
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