These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Grantham. You may be able to find further references to Grantham in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Grantham||soke||Bartholomew||GRANTHAM||a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district||Imperial||Grantham Grange||uninhabited parish||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Grantham.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Gonerby, Little||hamlet||Bartholomew||HARLAXTON||a village and a parish||Imperial||Harrowby||township||Bartholomew||Houghton||hamlet||Bartholomew||HOUGHTON||a hamlet||Imperial||MANTHORPE||a township and a chapelry||Imperial||Manthorpe cum Little Gonerby||township||Bartholomew||Spittlegate||township||Bartholomew||SPITTLEGATE, Houghton, and Walton||a township||Imperial||WALTON||a hamlet||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 Grantham 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.||John Byng||A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark||7||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||3||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||2||John Wesley||1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness||2||William Camden||Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||1||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire||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|
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