Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Camomile Hill eminence Bartholomew
Englefield Green ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
ENGLEFIELD GREEN a chapelry Imperial
Magna Charta Island island Bartholomew
New Egham village Bartholomew
Virginia Water ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
VIRGINIA-WATER a chapelry 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 Egham 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 Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 1
Celia Fiennes Moving to London 1
Celia Fiennes Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 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
Virginia Water 0 2
Englefield Green 0 2
Thorpe 0 2
Runnymede 3 2
Bishopsgate 0 2
Old Windsor 1 3
Longcross 0 2
Wyrardisbury 0 4
Botleys 0 2
Bromhall 0 2
Sunningdale 0 2
Chertsey 11 3
Ottershaw 0 2
Laleham 0 2
Staines 20 3
Sunninghill 1 2
Frogmore 0 2
Godley 0 2
Windsor 111 4
Horton 0 2