Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cowbridge hundred Bartholomew
Cowbridge parliamentary borough, market town, and parish, with railway station 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 Cowbridge 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 Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 2
William Gilpin Bridgend to Bristol 2
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 1
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 1
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 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
Llanblethian 0 2
Aberthin 0 2
Llandough Juxta Cowbridge 0 2
St Hilary 0 2
Pen Llin 0 3
St Mary Church 0 2
Llanmihangel 0 2
Llyswyrny 0 3
Yr As Fach 0 2
Ystradowen 0 2
Welsh St Donats 0 2
Llansanwyr 0 2
Llan Faes 1 2
Llantriddyd 0 2
Frampton 0 2
Flemingston 2 2
Stembridge 0 2
Colwinston 0 2
Llandw 0 2
Llan Gan 0 3