These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Cranston. You may be able to find further references to Cranston in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Cranston||a parish||Groome|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Cranston.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Cakemuir||an ancient castle||Groome||Cakemuir Castle||old historical tower||Bartholomew||Cousland||village||Bartholomew||Cousland||a village||Groome||Edgehead||a hamlet||Groome||Edgehead||hamlet||Bartholomew||Ford||a village||Groome||Lothian Bridge||place||Bartholomew||Oxenfoord Castle||seat||Bartholomew||Oxenfoord Castle||a seat||Groome||Preston Hall||seat||Bartholomew||Preston Hall||a mansion||Groome|
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 Cranston 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.||James Boswell||November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh||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:
|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|