Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
IVES (ST.) a bay Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
HALESTOWN, or HALSETOWN a village and a chapelry Imperial
Halse Town village and ecclesiastical district 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 St Ives 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.
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 13
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 7
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 7
Charles Wesley May 2 - Aug. 31, 1744: Cornwall 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 4
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 4
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 4
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Plymouth to Penzance 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 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
Halse Town 0 2
Carbis Bay 0 1
Uny Lelant 0 3
Towednack 2 2
Hayle 2 3
Phillack 0 2
Ludgvan 2 2
Zennor 8 2
St Erth 0 2
Gulval 1 2
Mulfra 0 2
Penwith 4 2
Gwithian 0 3
Godrevy 0 2
Marazion 3 2
St Hilary 3 2
Chyandour 0 2
St Michaels Mount 7 2
Goldsithney 0 2
Gwinear 0 2