Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
UXBRIDGE a town, a township, two chapelries, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
HAYES, or HEESE a village, a parish, and a sub-district 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 Uxbridge 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 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 3
William Camden Middlesex and London 2
William Cobbett June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 1
Celia Fiennes Another tour of the Midlands 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
Uxbridge Moor 0 2
Hillingdon 0 2
Cowley 0 2
Iver Heath 0 2
Ickenham 0 2
Iver 2 2
Yiewsley 0 5
Denham 0 2
Elthorne 0 2
West Drayton 1 3
Moor Hall 0 2
Ruislip 0 3
Dawley 0 2
Langley Marish 0 3
Hayes 2 2
Wexham 0 2
Fulmer 0 2
Yeading 0 1
Harefield 2 2
Harmondsworth 0 2