Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Lewes. You may be able to find further references to Lewes in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Lewes rape Bartholomew
LEWES a town, several parishes, a sub-district, a district, and a rape Imperial
Lewes (or Mid) Division, The parlimentary division Bartholomew

Travel writing

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 Lewes 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 Cobbett Jan. 8th to 11th, 1822: Sussex Journal 12
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 4
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 2
Robert Gammage Liverpool and London in 1842 2
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Robert Gammage On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast 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
Kingston Near Lewes 0 2
Cliffe 0 3
Southover 0 1
South Malling 1 2
Offham 0 2
Hamsey 0 2
Swanborough 0 2
Iford 0 3
Rodmell 0 3
Glynde 1 2
Southease 0 2
Beddingham 0 2
Falmer 0 2
Ringmer 0 3
Younsmere 0 2
Totnore 0 2
East Chiltington 0 3
Barcombe 0 3
Holmstrow 0 2
Tarring Neville 0 2