These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Biggleswade. You may be able to find further references to Biggleswade in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Biggleswade||hundred||Bartholomew||BIGGLESWADE||a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred||Imperial||Biggleswade (or Northern) Division||Bartholomew|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Biggleswade.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Holme||hamlet||Bartholomew||HOLME||a hamlet||Imperial||STRATTON||a hamlet||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 Biggleswade 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.||John Byng||A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May||15||John Byng||A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September||12||John Byng||A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: June||4||John Byng||A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade||3||John Byng||A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark||1||William Camden||Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||1||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||1|
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