Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Blunham parish and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
MOGGERHANGER, or MUGGERHANGER a village and a chapelry Imperial
Muggerhanger (or Morhanger) township and village 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 Blunham 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.
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 2
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September 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
Moggerhanger 4 3
Great Barford 9 3
Willington 1 2
Beeston 0 2
Sandy 11 2
Tempsford 7 2
Wixamtree 0 2
Roxton 4 2
Howbury 0 2
Everton 1 2
Northill 6 2
Cople 4 2
Renhold 0 2
Barford 0 2
Upper Caldecote 0 3
Wilden 0 2
Tetworth 0 2
Little Barford 1 2
Cardington 2 2
Old Warden 15 3