Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Girtford hamlet Bartholomew
GIRTFORD a hamlet Imperial
Stratford hamlet Bartholomew
STRATFORD 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 Sandy 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: May 7
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 2
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 1
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 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
Beeston 0 2
Everton 1 2
Upper Caldecote 0 3
Northill 6 2
Moggerhanger 4 3
Blunham 3 2
Wixamtree 0 2
Sutton 4 2
Tempsford 7 2
Tetworth 0 2
Potton 7 2
Biggleswade 38 4
Willington 1 2
Gamlingay 1 2
Old Warden 15 3
Great Barford 9 3
Roxton 4 2
Little Barford 1 2
Cople 4 2
Wrestlingworth 1 2