Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Welwyn parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Harmer Green hamlet Bartholomew
HARMER-GREEN 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 Welwyn 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.
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September 3
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 2
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: June 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
Digswell 0 2
Lemsford 0 2
Tewin 0 2
Ayot St Peter 0 1
Hatfield 14 2
Hertingfordbury 0 2
Ayot St Lawrence 0 1
Bramfield 0 3
Essendon 0 2
Codicote 0 2
Sandridge 1 2
Datchworth 0 2
Little Berkhampstead 0 3
Waterford 0 1
Stapleford 0 2
Wheathampstead 3 2
Knebworth 1 2
Broadwater 0 2
Colney Heath 0 2
Bayford 0 2