These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Southampton. You may be able to find further references to Southampton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||SOUTHAMPTON||a town, a district, and a division||Imperial|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Southampton.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Northam||ecclesiastical 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 Southampton 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 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey||11||William Camden||Wiltshire and Hampshire||8||William Cobbett||Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington||6||William Cobbett||Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey||5||William Cobbett||Oct. 18th, 1826: Lyndhurst to Godalming||5||John Wesley||1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life||3||William Cobbett||Nov. 7th to 11th, 1825: Burghclere to Petersfield||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester||2||Celia Fiennes||Hampshire and the Isle of Wight||2||Robert Gammage||On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast||2||Henry Broadhurst||In Journeyings Often||1||William Cobbett||Jan. 2nd, 1822: Sussex Journal||1||William Cobbett||Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester||1||Robert Gammage||Hampshire, Lancashire, and final reflections||1||George Head||Arriving on Guernsey||1||George Head||Property and education on Guernsey||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|