These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Gainsborough. You may be able to find further references to Gainsborough in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||GAINSBOROUGH||a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district||Imperial||Gainsborough (or West Lindsey) Division||parliamentary division||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Gainsborough.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Morton||township and village||Bartholomew||MORTON||a village, a township, and a chapelry||Imperial||Stockwith, East||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||STOCKWITH (East)||a township and a chapelry||Imperial||Walkerith||township||Bartholomew||WALKERITH||a township||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 Gainsborough 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 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley||4||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland||2||John Wesley||1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland||2||William Camden||Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City||1||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||1||George Head||Hull||1||John Wesley||1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners||1||John Wesley||1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days||1||Thomas Pennant||Wybunbury to Darlaston||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|
|Somerby By Gainsborough||0||2|
|Greenhill and Redhill||0||2|