These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Atherstone. You may be able to find further references to Atherstone in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||ATHERSTONE||a market town, a township, a chapelry, a subdistrict, a district, and a division||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 Atherstone 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.||William Camden||Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||2||Thomas Pennant||Coventry||2||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester||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|