Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BRIDLINGTON a township, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Buckton coastal township Bartholomew
BUCKTON a township Imperial
Easton township Bartholomew
EASTON a hamlet Imperial
Grindall township Bartholomew
GRINDALL a chapelry Imperial
Hilderthorpe coastal township and village Bartholomew
HILDERTHORPE a township Imperial
Marton hamlet Bartholomew
MARTON a township Imperial
Newsome hamlet Bartholomew
Sewerby township and village Bartholomew
Speeton township and railway station Bartholomew
SPEETON a township-chapelry, with a r station Imperial
Wilsthorpe township Bartholomew
WILSTHORPE a township 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 Bridlington 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 2
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 1
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 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
Easton 0 2
Bessingby 0 2
Hilderthorpe 0 2
Sewerby 0 2
Marton 0 2
Boynton 1 2
Wilsthorpe 0 2
Bempton 0 2
Buckton 0 2
Carnaby 0 2
Grindale 0 2
Auburn 0 2
Haisthorpe 0 2
Flamborough 11 2
Speeton 0 2
Argam 0 2
Fraisthorpe 0 2
Thornholme 0 2
Reighton 0 3
Rudston 0 2