Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Aldborough parish, township, and seat Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
CARLTON-WITH-FOSHAM a hamlet Imperial
Dunsforth ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
DUNSFORTH (Lower) a township Imperial
Ellenthorpe township Bartholomew
ELLENTHORPE a township Imperial
Minskip township and village Bartholomew
MINSKIP a township, with a village Imperial
ROCLIFF, or Roecliff a township-chapelry Imperial
Roecliffe township 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 Aldborough 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 Yorkshire: West Riding 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 3

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
Boroughbridge 14 2
Minskip 0 2
Grafton 0 2
Ellenthorpe 0 2
Marton 0 2
Milby 0 2
Langthorpe 0 2
Roecliffe 0 3
Lower Dunsforth 0 3
Humberton 0 2
Myton on Swale 1 2
Kirby Hill 0 4
Upper Dunsforth 0 2
Arkendale 0 2
Mulwith 0 2
Staveley 0 2
Great Ouseburn 0 3
Skelton on Ure 0 4
Thornton Bridge 0 2
Westwick 0 2