These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Holywell. You may be able to find further references to Holywell in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||HOLYWELL||a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district||Imperial|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Holywell.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Bagillt||ecclesiastical district (St Mary) and village with railway station||Bartholomew||BAGILLT||a village, a township, and a chapelry||Imperial||Basingwerk||ruined abbey||Bartholomew||BRYNFORD||a township||Imperial||Calcot||hamlet||Bartholomew||CALCOT||a township||Imperial||Coleshillfawr||hamlet||Bartholomew||COLESHILL-FAWR||a township||Imperial||Dinas Basing||ruined abbey||Bartholomew||Greenfield||hamlet||Bartholomew||GREENFIELD||a township||Imperial||WELSTONE||a township||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 Holywell 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.||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Cheshire and Lancashire||3||William Camden||Rest of Wales||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales||2||George Borrow||Wrexham and Llangollen||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Carlisle to Newcastle||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|
|Lygan Y Llan||0||1|
|Rhes Y Cae||0||2|