These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Kensington. You may be able to find further references to Kensington in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Kensington||division||Bartholomew||KENSINGTON||a metropolitan suburb, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a division||Imperial|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Kensington.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Brompton||district and railway station||Bartholomew||Brompton, West||ecclesiastical districts||Bartholomew||CAMPDEN-HILL||a chapelry||Imperial||Earls Court||station||Bartholomew||EARLS-COURT||a chapelry||Imperial||HOLLAND HOUSE||a mansion||Imperial||KENSINGTON-GRAVEL-PITS||a metropolitan suburb||Imperial||NOTTING-DALE||a chapelry||Imperial||NOTTING-HILL||a quondam hamlet and five chapelries||Imperial||SHEPHERDS-BUSH||a metropolitan suburb||Imperial||South Kensington||district and railway station||Bartholomew||Westbourne Park||district and railway station||Bartholomew||West Brompton||district and railway station||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 Kensington 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 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire||5||Daniel Defoe||Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth||2||Karl Moritz||Chapter 8: London to Richmond||2||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol||1||Charles Wesley||1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 1: Overview and Suburbs||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland||1||Celia Fiennes||Moving to London||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: London to Bury St Edmunds||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Exeter to London||1||Celia Fiennes||London, part 1||1||John Wesley||1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles||1|
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|Place||Mentioned in Travel Writing||Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer|
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