Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Queensferry or South Queensferry a small town and yet smaller parish Groome
South Queensferry railway station 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 Queensferry 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 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 4
Thomas Pennant July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 2
Thomas Pennant September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
Thomas Pennant July 17-23: The Borders and 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
Inch Garvie 0 2
Dalmeny 0 2
Dundas 0 2
North Queensferry 0 3
Kirkliston 0 2
Hopetoun 0 2
Inverkeithing 4 2
Abercorn 2 2
Lennie 0 1
Winchburgh 0 1
Donibristle 0 2
Rosyth 0 2
Cramond Bridge 0 1
Newbridge 0 1
Hillend 0 2
Cramond 0 2
Dalgety 0 2
Gogar 0 2
Limekilns 0 2
Inchcolm 0 2