Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Woburn market town and parish 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 Woburn 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.
Robert Gammage Gammage's first letter to the Chronicle 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 3
Thomas Pennant Tyringham to Woburn 3
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 1
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Paul Hentzner A tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Windsor 1
Thomas Pennant Combe Abbey to Stow Nine Churches 1
Thomas Pennant Ampthill to Luton 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
Potsgrove 1 2
Husborne Crawley 0 2
Milton Bryan 0 2
Aspley Guise 1 2
Eversholt 0 2
Woburn Sands 1 2
Little Brickhill 4 2
Heath and Reach 0 2
Ridgmont 3 2
Battlesden 1 2
Wavendon 0 2
Bow Brickhill 0 2
Great Brickhill 1 3
Tingrith 0 2
Hockliffe 10 2
Holcot 0 2
Steppingley 0 2
Walton 0 2
Manshead 0 2
Lidlington 0 2