Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Worthing watering-place Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
BRIGHTFORD a hundred 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 Worthing 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 Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 1
William Cobbett Oct. 23rd to 27th, 1825: Chilworth to Winchester 1
Robert Gammage Hampshire, Lancashire, and final reflections 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
West Tarring 0 2
West Worthing 0 2
Broadwater 0 2
Heene 0 2
Durrington 0 2
Goring By Sea 0 2
Brightford 0 2
Sompting 0 2
Ferring 0 2
South Lancing 0 2
Clapham 0 2
Findon 0 2
Kingston 0 2
Lancing 0 2
Patching 0 2
Coombes 0 2
East Preston 0 1
Mitchelgrove 0 2
Angmering 0 2
Bramber 7 3