Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
TYNEMOUTH a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chirton township Bartholomew
CHIRTON a township Imperial
CULLERCOATES a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Hotspur Place hamlet Bartholomew
Low Town ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
LOW-TOWN a chapelry Imperial
Monkseaton township with railway station Bartholomew
MONKSEATON a township Imperial
Murton, (or Moortown) township Bartholomew
MURTON, or Moortown a township Imperial
PERCY, or Percy-Main a village and a chapelry Imperial
Preston township Bartholomew
PRESTON a township Imperial
Western Town ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Whitley township and village with railway station Bartholomew
WHITLEY 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 Tynemouth 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 Northumberland 4
William Camden Cumberland 2
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 2
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Carlisle to Newcastle 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 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
Chirton 0 2
Preston 0 2
North Shields 1 3
Low Town 0 2
Percy Main 0 2
Murton 0 3
Howdon 0 2
Willington Quay 0 3
Monkseaton 0 2
Cullercoates 0 2
Whitley 0 2
South Shields 9 3
Tyne Dock 0 1
Jarrow Grange 0 1
Wallsend 3 2
Westoe 0 2
Jarrow 2 2
Earsdon 0 2
Harton 0 2
Hebburn 0 2