These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Bury St Edmunds. You may be able to find further references to Bury St Edmunds in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||BURY-ST. EDMUNDS||a town, two parishes, 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 Bury St Edmunds 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 2: Harwich and Suffolk||9||William Camden||Essex and Suffolk||6||Arthur Young||1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham||5||William Cobbett||Dec. 10th to 24th, 1821: Norfolk and Suffolk Journal||3||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: London to Bury St Edmunds||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||2||Gerald of Wales||Book I, Ch. 2: Hay and Brecheinia||1||William Camden||The Division of Britaine||1||William Camden||Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire||1||William Camden||Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln||1||Charles Wesley||July 8 - Aug. 13, 1754: Norfolk||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Cambridge to Lichfield||1||Robert Gammage||Working and Campaigning in Chelmsford in 1841-2||1||John Wesley||1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People||1||John Wesley||1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life||1||Thomas Pennant||In St Albans||1||Arthur Young||1784 Tour of Suffolk||1|
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