Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Leominster In, and Leominster Out 2 townships Bartholomew
LEOMINSTERpopularly LEMSTER-a town a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Broadward and Brierley township Bartholomew
Cholstrey hamlet Bartholomew
CHOLSTREY a township Imperial
Eaton hamlet Bartholomew
EATON a township Imperial
Henner hamlet Bartholomew
HENNER a township Imperial
Hide hamlet Bartholomew
HIDE a township Imperial
Ivington ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
NEWTOWN a township Imperial
Ryelands hamlet Bartholomew
RYELANDS a hamlet Imperial
STAGBATCH a township Imperial
STRETFORD a township Imperial
WHARTON a township Imperial
WINTERCOTT a township 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 Leominster 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 9
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 7
Charles Wesley 1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne 3
Charles Wesley 1750: Bristol and London 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 13: Ludlow and Hereford 1
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Edwin Russell Nov. 26 to Dec. 7: Western Herefordshire 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
Ivington 0 2
Eaton 0 2
Ford 0 4
Monkland 0 2
Newton 0 4
Lawton 0 2
Hope under Dinmore 0 3
Eyton 0 2
Stretford 0 4
Stoke Prior 0 2
Birley 0 2
Luston 0 2
Kimbolton 0 2
Kingsland 0 2
Wolphy 0 2
Humber 0 2
West Town 0 2
Croft 1 2
Dinmore 0 2
Eye 0 3