Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hamilton a royal, parliamentary, and police burgh, and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Allanton coal-mining village Bartholomew
Allanton a coal-mining village Groome
Barncluith a property Groome
Chatelherault a summer-house Groome
Chatelherault summer-house Bartholomew
Darngaber a village Groome
Darngalter village Bartholomew
Earnock an estate, with a mansion Groome
Earnock, Meikle a village Groome
Earnock, Meikle village with railway station Bartholomew
Fairholm an estate, with a mansion Groome
Fairholm seat Bartholomew
Ferniegair a village, with a station Groome
Ferniegair mining village with railway station Bartholomew
Low Waters a village Groome
Low Waters village Bartholomew
Meikle Earnock village with railway station Bartholomew
Motherwell a town Groome
Neilsland House a mansion Groome
Plotcock colliery village Bartholomew
Plotcock a collier village Groome
Quarter Ironworks and Darngaber village with railway station Bartholomew
Quarter Ironworks and Darngaber a conjoint village Groome
Ross an estate, with a mansion Groome
Ross seat Bartholomew
Wellhall seat Bartholomew
Wellhall a mansion Groome

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 Hamilton 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 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 3
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 2
Thomas Pennant September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 2
James Boswell November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh 1
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
Chatelherault 0 2
Cadzow 0 2
Allanton 0 2
Burnbank 0 1
Motherwell 0 2
Bothwell 1 2
Stonefield 0 2
Quarter 0 3
Blantyre 0 3
Bellshill 0 2
Mossend 0 2
Larkhall 0 2
Carfin 0 2
Uddingston 0 2
Holytown 0 2
Wishaw 0 2
Dalziel 0 2
Newarthill 0 2
Newton 0 2
Torrance 0 2