Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
NORTHFLEET a village, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
HUGGINS COLLEGE a recently founded institution Imperial
Perry Street village Bartholomew
PERRY-STREET a village Imperial
Rosherville ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
ROSHERVILLE 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 Northfleet 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 1
Celia Fiennes 1697: Through Kent to Canterbury and Dover 1
George Head North Riding 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
Perry Street 0 2
Rosherville 0 2
Southfleet 0 3
Ifield 0 2
Milton 6 2
Gravesend 29 2
Toltingtrough 0 2
Denton 0 2
Nursted 0 2
Swanscombe 2 2
Longfield 0 2
Chalk 1 2
Greenstreet Green 0 2
Greenhithe 0 2
Hartley 0 2
Tilbury 15 2
Chadwell 0 2
Little Thurrock 0 3
Cobham 1 2
Stone 0 2