Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kensal Town like this:

Kensal Town, eccl. dist., Chelsea and Paddington pars., Middlesex, in W. of London, pop. 9377.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to Kensal Town by doing a full-text search here.


Travel writing

Sorry, but no mentions of this place can be found.

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
Westbourne Park 0 2
Notting Hill 0 2
Kilburn 0 2
Kensal Green 0 2
Ossulstone 0 2
Norlands 0 1
Kensington Gravel Pits 0 1
Brondesbury 0 2
Wormwood Scrubs 0 2
Bayswater 0 2
Maida Hill 0 2
Campden Hill 0 1
Shepherds Bush 0 2
St Johns Wood 0 2
Paddington 8 2
Edgware Road 0 1
Willesden 0 2
Holsdon Green 0 2
Lisson Grove 0 1
Kensington 21 3