Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Wheathampstead. You may be able to find further references to Wheathampstead in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Wheathampstead parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Wheathampstead.

Place Type of entry Source
Gustard Wood hamlet Bartholomew
GUSTARD WOOD a hamlet Imperial
Hamwell hamlet Bartholomew
HAMWELL a hamlet Imperial
Marford hamlet Bartholomew
MARFORD a hamlet Imperial
NO-MANS-LAND a place Imperial
Pipers End hamlet Bartholomew
PIPERS-END a hamlet Imperial

Travel writing

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 Wheathampstead 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.
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Thomas Pennant In St Albans 1
Thomas Pennant Luton to Hatfield 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
Harpenden 2 2
Kimpton 0 2
Sandridge 1 2
Ayot St Lawrence 0 1
Ayot St Peter 0 1
Lemsford 0 2
Codicote 0 2
Hyde 0 4
St Pauls Walden 0 2
Whitwell 0 3
Redbourn 10 2
Welwyn 6 2
Digswell 0 2
St Albans 125 4
Kings Walden 0 2
Knebworth 1 2
Gorhambury 5 2
Tittenhanger 0 2
Hatfield 14 2
Langley 0 1