Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Beaconsfield parish and market town 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 Beaconsfield 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 Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
William Cobbett June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Seer Green 0 2
Wooburn 0 3
Hedgerley 0 4
Penn 1 2
Coleshill 0 2
Loudwater 0 2
Dropmore 0 2
Tylers Green 0 2
Hedsor 0 2
Chalfont St Peter 0 2
Farnham Royal 2 2
Chalfont St Giles 0 2
Wycombe Marsh 0 2
Gerrards Cross 3 2
Penn Street 0 2
Chalfont 0 1
Bourne End 0 3
Cliveden 0 2
Burnham 2 3
Hitcham 0 2