Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Thornbury hundred Bartholomew
Thornbury market town, parish and township, with railway station Bartholomew
Thornbury (or Southern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
FALFIELD a tything and a chapelry Imperial
KINGTON a tything Imperial
Moorton hamlet Bartholomew
MOORTON a hamlet Imperial
OLDBURY-UPON-SEVERN a tything and a chapelry Imperial
Rangeworthy township and village Bartholomew
RANGEWORTHY a chapelry Imperial
Shepherdine hamlet Bartholomew
SHEPHERDINE a hamlet 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 Thornbury 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 Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 1
Charles Wesley 1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne 1
John Wesley 1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales 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
Rockhampton 0 2
Kington 0 1
Oldbury upon Severn 1 2
Hill 0 2
Falfield 0 2
Littleton upon Severn 0 2
Elberton 0 2
Tytherington 0 2
Alveston 0 2
Stone 0 2
Tockington 0 2
Aust 6 2
Cromhall 0 2
Olveston 0 2
Tortworth 1 2
Ham 0 3
Rangeworthy 0 2
Alkington 0 2
Wickwar 1 2
Beachley 0 2