Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dunbar a town and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Barns, East village Bartholomew
Barns, East and West two villages Groome
Barns. West village Bartholomew
Beltonford hamlet Bartholomew
Broxmouth a seat Groome
Brunt hill Bartholomew
Lochend House seat Bartholomew
Lochend House a seat Groome
West Barns village 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 Dunbar 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 11: South-Eastern Scotland 8
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 2
Thomas Pennant July 17-23: The Borders and Edinburgh 2
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1
Thomas Pennant August 7-13: Aberdeen and the North East 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
Broxmouth 0 2
Spott 0 2
Belton 0 2
Innerwick 0 2
Tyninghame 0 2
Stenton 0 2
Smeaton 0 2
Whitekirk 0 2
East Linton 0 3
Whittinghame 0 2
Auldhame 0 1
Prestonkirk 0 2
Tantallon 0 2
Oldhamstocks 0 2
Dunglass 0 2
Bass Rock 0 2
Garvald 0 2
Cove 0 2
Cockburnspath 2 1
North Berwick 4 2