Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Castletown seaport town 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 Castletown 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.
George Head South from Douglas 10
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 3
George Head The Foxdale Mines and the Calf of Man 1
George Head Ramsey; a Manx Wedding 1
George Head Point of Ayre and back to Douglas 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 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
Poyllvaish 5 2
Derbyhaven 2 2
Malew 0 2
Ballasalla 0 2
Arbory 0 2
Colby 0 2
Port St Mary 3 2
Rushen 3 2
Santon 0 4
Port Erin 6 3
Bradda Head 3 1
Spanish Head 5 2
Kitterland 2 1
Port Soderick 0 3
Foxdale 2 2
Calf of Man 3 3
Dalby 0 2
Glen Maye 0 3
Marown 0 2
Union Mills 0 2