These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Newcastle upon Tyne. You may be able to find further references to Newcastle upon Tyne in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||All Saints||parish and township||Bartholomew||JOHN-NEWCASTLE (ST.)||a parish||Imperial||NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE||a town, four parishes, and a district||Imperial||Newcastle upon Tyne, All Saints, St Andrew, St John, and St Nicholas||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Newcastle upon Tyne.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Benwell||township||Bartholomew||BENWELL||a township and a chapelry||Imperial||CRAMLINGTON||a chapelry||Imperial||RIDING||a township||Imperial||SEGHILL, or Sedgehill||a village and a township||Imperial||Westgate||township||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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||9||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Carlisle to Newcastle||9||Charles Wesley||Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham||8||John Wesley||1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles||7||Charles Wesley||May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall||6||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||6||John Wesley||1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs||6||John Wesley||1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery||6||Thomas Pennant||July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed||6||William Camden||Northumberland||5||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle||5||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north||5||Daniel Defoe||Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland||5||George Head||Newcastle upon Tyne||5||Feargus O'Connor||O'Connor's tour of Scotland, January 1839||5||William Camden||Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland||4||Charles Wesley||Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East||4||John Wesley||1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness||4||John Wesley||1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days||4||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland||3||Thomas Pennant||September 18-23: The Borders and back to Cheshire||3||James Boswell||October 9th to 16th, 1773: Mull||2||James Boswell||November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||2||Robert Gammage||Travelling in the north in 1842||2||Robert Gammage||Ayrshire and Renfrewshire||2||Robert Gammage||Hampshire, Lancashire, and final reflections||2||John Wesley||1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield||2||John Wesley||1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy||2||John Wesley||1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions||2||John Wesley||1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners||2||Thomas Pennant||Appendix VIII: Itinerary||2||James Boswell||Introduction||1||James Boswell||August 21st to 23rd, 1773: Montrose to Aberdeen||1||William Camden||Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex||1||William Cobbett||Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey||1||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland||1||Charles Wesley||July 8 - Aug. 13, 1754: Norfolk||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland||1||Celia Fiennes||Wiltshire and Dorset||1||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire||1||Robert Gammage||Touring central Scotland||1||George Head||Introduction||1||George Head||Selby and Goole||1||George Head||Hull||1||George Head||East Riding||1||John Wesley||1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People||1||John Wesley||1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War||1|
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