Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
East Grinstead (or Northern) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew
Grinstead, East hundred Bartholomew
Grinstead, East town and parish Bartholomew
GRINSTEAD (EAST) a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ashurst hamlet Bartholomew
ASHURST a hamlet Imperial
Brockhurst manor Bartholomew
BROCKHURST a manor Imperial
FOREST-ROW a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Hammerwood ecclesiastical district Bartholomew

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 East Grinstead 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 Jan. 8th to 11th, 1822: Sussex Journal 5
William Cobbett Aug. 30th to Sept. 1st, 1823: Sussex and Kent 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 1
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 1
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 2 - Apr. 30, 1739: London and Oxford 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
Felbridge 0 2
Forest Row 1 2
Turners Hill 0 2
Crawley Down 0 2
Hammerwood 0 1
Dormans Land 0 2
West Hoathly 0 3
Lingfield 1 2
Broadhurst 0 1
Horne 0 3
Worth 25 2
Highbrook 0 1
Hartfield 0 2
Copthorne 0 1
Marsh Green 0 2
Cowden 0 2
Ardingly 0 2
Horsted Keynes 0 2
Blindley Heath 0 2
Burstow 0 2