Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CHISWICK 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 Chiswick.

Place Type of entry Source
Turnham Green ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
TURNHAM-GREEN a chapelry, with a village 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 Chiswick 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 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 2
Thomas Pennant Tyringham to Woburn 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
Turnham Green 0 2
Acton Green 0 1
Barnes 1 2
South Acton 0 1
Gunnersbury 0 2
Hammersmith 7 3
Mortlake 1 2
Kew 2 2
Old Brentford 0 1
Shepherds Bush 0 2
Sheen 0 3
Brook Green 0 1
Acton 1 2
Northend 0 2
Fulham 8 2
Elm Grove 0 2
Wormwood Scrubs 0 2
Brentford 15 2
Putney 0 2
Norlands 0 1