These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Great Yarmouth. You may be able to find further references to Great Yarmouth in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Great Yarmouth||municipal borough and parish||Bartholomew||YARMOUTH, or Great Yarmouth||a town, a parish, 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 Great Yarmouth 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 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||22||William Camden||Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||8||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk||6||William Cobbett||Dec. 10th to 24th, 1821: Norfolk and Suffolk Journal||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland||3||Henry Broadhurst||In Journeyings Often||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 3: The Court and Westminster||1||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: London to Bury St Edmunds||1||George Head||Hull||1||George Head||North Riding||1||John Wesley||1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg||1||John Wesley||1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War||1||John Wesley||1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life||1||Arthur Young||1784 Tour of Suffolk||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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|Hopton on Sea||0||1|
|Caister Next Yarmouth||3||3|
|Ormesby St Margaret||1||3|