Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kingswood parish Bartholomew

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 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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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Charfield 0 2
Hillsley 0 2
Alderley 1 2
Wotton under Edge 1 2
Wickwar 1 2
Tortworth 1 2
Cromhall 0 2
North Nibley 0 3
Hawkesbury 0 2
Tresham 0 1
Ozleworth 0 2
Grumbalds Ash 0 2
Horton 0 2
Falfield 0 2
Yate 0 2
Alkington 0 2
Woodmancote 0 2
Stone 0 2
Dursley 3 2
Rangeworthy 0 2