These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Finchley. You may be able to find further references to Finchley in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Finchley||parish and local government district with railway station||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Finchley.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Browns Wells||hamlet||Bartholomew||BROWNS-WELLS||a hamlet||Imperial||North Finchley||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||Whetstone||ecclesiastical district and village||Bartholomew||WHETSTONE||a chapelry, with a village||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 Finchley 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 Wesley||1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners||1||Thomas Pennant||St Albans to London||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|