Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Spelsbury parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
DEAN a hamlet Imperial
Ditchley hamlet Bartholomew
DITCHLEY a hamlet Imperial
Taston hamlet Bartholomew
TASTON a hamlet 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 Spelsbury 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.
Charles Wesley Jan. 3 - Aug. 31, 1737: Devon, and around London 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 9 - Dec. 31, 1737: Oxfordshire, and down to Devon 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
Charlbury 0 2
Ditchley 0 2
Enstone 0 2
Asterleigh 0 2
Shorthampton 0 2
Chadlington 0 3
Cornbury 1 2
Kiddington 0 2
Fawler 0 2
Stonesfield 0 2
Chilson 0 2
Finstock 0 2
Heythrop 0 2
Glympton 0 2
Chipping Norton 1 2
Little Tew 0 3
Wychwood 0 2
Ramsden 0 2
Great Tew 0 3
Wilcote 0 2