These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Nottingham. You may be able to find further references to Nottingham in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||BYRON||a subdistrict||Imperial||NOTTINGHAM||a town, three parishes, an extra-parochial tract, and a district||Imperial||NOTTINGHAM and GRANTHAM railway||a railway||Imperial||NOTTINGHAM and LINCOLN railway||a railway||Imperial||NOTTINGHAM and MANSFIELD 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 Nottingham 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.||Daniel Defoe||Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley||23||William Camden||Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick||9||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle||6||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire||5||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands||3||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||3||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: York and Scarborough||3||Karl Moritz||Chapter 12: Derbyshire to Northampton||3||Charles Wesley||May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall||2||Charles Wesley||Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham||2||Charles Wesley||Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester||2||John Wesley||1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles||2||John Wesley||1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg||2||Thomas Pennant||Northampton to Gothurst||2||William Cobbett||June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire||1||Charles Wesley||Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1743: The Midlands||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol||1||Robert Gammage||Chelmsford, Oxford and Nottinghamshire||1||John Wesley||1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield||1||John Wesley||1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions||1||Thomas Pennant||Tamworth to Meriden||1||Thomas Pennant||Coventry||1|
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