Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source

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 Anglesey 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 Camden Rest of Wales 21
William Camden Smaller Islands in the British Ocean 15
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 7: Anglesey 9
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 5
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 9: Snowdonia 2
Charles Wesley May 3 - Dec. 28, 1747: Wales and Ireland 2
Gerald of Wales Introduction 1
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 6: Lleyn and Bangor 1
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 8: Conway 1
William Camden Ireland (1) 1
George Head South from Douglas 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
Bodwrog 0 2
Llangwyllog 0 2
Heneglwys 0 2
Coedana 0 2
Llandrygarn 0 2
Gwalchmai 0 2
Llechgynfarwy 0 2
Tregaean 0 3
Trewalchmai 0 2
Cerrigceinwen 0 2
Llannerch Y Medd 0 2
Llangefni 0 2
Llanbeulan 0 2
Llanfihangel Trer Bardd 0 2
Rhodogeidio 0 2
Llantrisant 0 2
Llifon 0 2
Llangristiolus 0 2
Holyrood Church 0 2
Tregarnedd 0 1