Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Washingborough parish, township, and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Heighington township Bartholomew
HEIGHINGTON a village and a township 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 Washingborough 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.
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 3
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Heighington 0 2
Branston 0 2
Cherry Willingham 0 2
Fiskerton 0 2
Greetwell 0 2
Reepham 0 3
Potter Hanworth 0 2
Canwick 0 2
Mere 0 1
Barlings 0 2
Nocton 0 2
Sudbrooke 0 2
Nettleham 0 2
Langworth 0 2
Lincoln 52 8
Dunston 0 3
Bracebridge 0 2
Newball 0 2
Coldstead 0 2
Scothern 0 2