Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Painswick market town and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Edge hamlet with school Bartholomew
EDGE a tything Imperial
Kimsbury ancient camp Bartholomew
KIMSBURY a Roman camp Imperial
Sheepscombe ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
SHEPSCOMBE a chapelry, with a village Imperial
Slad ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
SLAD a chapelry, with a village Imperial
Stroud End village Bartholomew
STROUD-END a tything 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 Painswick 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 May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 1
Charles Wesley Apr. 3 - Sept. 22, 1741: Bristol and S. Wales again 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 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
Slad 0 2
Edge 0 2
Sheepscombe 0 2
Pitchcombe 0 2
Spoonbed 0 2
Harescombe 0 2
Cranham 0 2
Prinknash Park 0 2
Whiteshill 0 3
Brookthorpe 0 2
Upton St Leonards 0 2
Lypiatt 0 2
Stroud 29 3
Miserden 0 2
Randwick 1 2
Bisley 0 3
Whaddon 0 2
Cainscross 0 2
Great Witcombe 0 3
Thrupp 0 1