Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Flitton parish, township, and village Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Silsoe township and village Bartholomew
SILSOE a village and a chapelry 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 Flitton 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 in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 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
Pulloxhill 0 2
Silsoe 2 2
Maulden 2 2
Houghton Conquest 5 2
Flitwick 0 2
Higham Gobion 0 2
Westoning 0 2
Clophill 2 2
Ampthill 16 2
Lower Gravenhurst 0 2
Barton le Cley 0 2
Upper Gravenhurst 0 2
Harlington 0 2
Flitt 0 2
Steppingley 0 2
Millbrook 2 2
Haynes 2 2
Tingrith 0 2
Hexton 0 2
Campton 0 2