Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ancaster parish, village with railway station, and seat Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ludbrooke hamlet Bartholomew
Sudbrooke hamlet Bartholomew
SUDBROOKE a hamlet Imperial
Willoughby, West hamlet Bartholomew
WILLOUGHBY (West) 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 Ancaster 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 4
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 2

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
Barkston 0 2
Normanton 0 2
Honington 0 2
Wilsford 0 2
Carlton Scroop 0 2
South Rauceby 0 3
Kelby 0 2
North Rauceby 0 2
Syston 0 2
Kesteven 0 2
Caythorpe 0 2
Belton 0 2
Heydor 0 3
Byards Leap 0 2
Welby 1 2
Culverthorpe 0 2
Aisby 0 2
Fulbeck 0 2
Hough on the Hill 0 3
Londonthorpe 0 2