Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
EASTBOURNE a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Eastbourne (or Southern) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Meads ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
RODMILL a hamlet 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 Eastbourne 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.
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 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
Meads 0 2
Willingdon 0 3
Jevington 0 2
Beachy Head 0 2
East Dean 0 3
Friston 0 2
Westham 0 2
Polegate 0 2
Birling Gap 0 2
Folkington 0 2
Litlington 0 2
Lullington 0 2
West Dean 0 3
Wilmington 0 2
Pevensey 17 4
Longbridge 0 2
Hailsham 0 2
Arlington 0 2
Berwick 0 2
Alfriston 0 2