Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Clifton, or Rocksavage township Bartholomew
Rocksavage (or Clifton) township 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 Clifton 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 Shropshire and Cheshire 2

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
Sutton 0 3
Runcorn 19 2
Weston 0 2
Stockham 0 2
Halton 1 2
Weston Point 0 2
Aston By Sutton 0 3
Preston Brook 0 2
Frodsham 2 2
Norton 1 2
Weaver Vale 0 2
Preston on the Hill 4 2
Aston Grange 0 2
Newton By Frodsham 0 2
Keckwick 0 3
Kingsley 1 2
Helsby 0 2
Hale 0 2
Widnes 0 2
Appleton 0 2