These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Gravesend. You may be able to find further references to Gravesend in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||GRAVESEND||a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district||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 Gravesend 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 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone||8||William Camden||Kent||4||Celia Fiennes||1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover||4||John Wesley||1729-36: Wesley as a Missionary to Georgia||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester||2||Karl Moritz||Chapter 1: Arrival||2||John Byng||A Tour into Kent, 1790||1||William Cobbett||Dec. 4th to 5th, 1821: Kentish Journal||1||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to letter 1||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey||1||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: York and Scarborough||1||Paul Hentzner||Departure: Canterbury and Dover||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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