These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Newport. You may be able to find further references to Newport in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||NEWPORT||a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district||Imperial||NEWPORT, ABERGAVENY, AND HEREFORD RAILWAY||a railway||Imperial||NEWPORT and USK railway||a railway||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 Newport 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.||George Borrow||Conclusion: Newport and Chepstow||13||Henry Vincent||Mar. 16 to 23: Wye valley, Newport and Devizes||8||Henry Vincent||Mar. 24 to Apr. 1: Newport and Stroud||8||Henry Vincent||Apr. 15 to 20: Bristol and Newport||6||Henry Vincent||May 6 to 11: Arrest, and Monmouth Gaol||6||William Camden||Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan||4||Gerald of Wales||Book I, Ch. 6: Newport and Cardiff||3||William Gilpin||Bridgend to Bristol||3||Henry Vincent||Apr. 22 to 27: the Welsh Valleys||3||Gerald of Wales||Book I, Ch. 5: Usk and Caerleon||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales||1||John Wesley||1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales||1||John Wesley||1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield||1||John Wesley||1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy||1||John Wesley||1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War||1||Henry Vincent||Feb. 28 to Mar. 9: Bristol, Cirencester and Stroud||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:
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