Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BARTHOLOMEW (St.) Imperial
CATHEDRAL CLOSE an extra-parochial place Imperial
Chichester rape Bartholomew
CHICHESTER a city, a sub-district, a district, a rape, and a diocese Imperial
Chichester (or South-Western) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew
Newtown parish Bartholomew
NEWTOWN an extra-parochial place Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
KINGSHAM a detached part of Pancras parish Imperial

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 Chichester 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 Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 9
William Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 7
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 3
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 2
Robert Gammage On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast 2
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 1
William Cobbett Oct. 23rd to 27th, 1825: Chilworth to Winchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 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
New Fishbourne 0 2
Rumboldswyke 0 2
Portfield 0 2
Sennicotts 0 2
Appledram 1 2
Westhampnett 0 2
Box and Stockbridge 0 2
Donnington 7 2
Hunston 1 2
Lavant 3 5
Oving 0 2
North Mundham 0 3
Goodwood 0 2
Bosham 6 3
Merston 0 2
Tangmere 0 2
West Stoke 0 2
Funtington 5 2
Halnaker 0 2
Boxgrove 0 2