These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Ashford. You may be able to find further references to Ashford in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||ASHFORD||a town||Imperial||Ashford (or Southern) Division||parlimentary division||Bartholomew|
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 Ashford 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 into Kent, 1790||4||William Camden||Kent||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone||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|