Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Rothwell town, parish, and township Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Carlton hamlet Bartholomew
MIDDLETON a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Oulton ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
OULTON a village, a township, a chapelry, and a sub-district Imperial
Oulton with Woodlesford township Bartholomew
OUZLEWELL-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Rhodes Green hamlet Bartholomew
RHODES-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Robin Hood Bartholomew
Thorpe township Bartholomew
Woodlesford ecclesiastical district and village with railway station Bartholomew
WOODLESFORD a village 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 Rothwell 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.
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 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
Oulton 0 3
Lofthouse 0 2
Woodlesford 0 2
Newsam Green 0 2
Thorpe 0 4
Methley 3 2
Stourton 0 1
Stanley 0 2
Altofts 0 2
Skelton 0 1
Swillington 0 2
Middleton 1 2
Little Preston 0 1
Outwood 0 2
Templenewsham 0 2
Hunslet 4 2
Osmondthorpe 0 2
Newland 0 2
Knowsthorpe 0 2
Ardsley East 0 4