Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Pershore hundred Bartholomew
PERSHORE a town Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Pershore.

Place Type of entry Source
Pensham hamlet Bartholomew
Pinvin township and village Bartholomew
St Andrew township Bartholomew
Wadborough hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
Walcott hamlet Bartholomew
Wick (near Pershore) township Bartholomew
WICK-NEAR-PERSHORE a chapelry Imperial

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 Pershore 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 Worcestershire and Staffordshire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 2
Celia Fiennes To Herefordshire 1
Celia Fiennes Another tour of the Midlands 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
Drakes Broughton 0 1
Besford 0 2
Stoulton 0 2
Pinvin 0 2
Pirton 0 2
Peopleton 0 2
Pensham 0 2
White Ladies Aston 0 2
Wyre Piddle 0 2
Wick 0 3
Defford 0 2
Norton Juxta Kempsey 0 1
Croome Dabitot 0 2
Birlingham 0 2
Oswaldslow 0 2
Moor 0 2
Throckmorton 0 2
Churchill 0 2
Cowsdon 0 2
Naunton Beauchamp 0 2