Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Morecambe small town Bartholomew
MORECAMBE a seaport-village, conjoint with Poulton-le-Sands Imperial
Morecambe Bay sea-inlet Bartholomew
MORECAMBE RAILWAY a railway Imperial
Poulton, Bare and Torrisholme local government district Bartholomew
Poulton le Sands ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
POULTON-LE-SANDS a sea-port village, a town-ship, and a chapelry Imperial
Poulton, (or Poulton le Sands) township Bartholomew

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 Morecambe 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 Cumberland 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
Bare 0 2
Torrisholme 0 2
Hest Bank 3 2
Slyne 0 1
Heysham 0 2
Heaton 0 2
Skerton 0 2
Aldcliffe 0 2
Lancaster 31 3
Bulk 0 2
Bolton le Sands 0 2
Warton 0 3
Middleton 0 2
Carnforth 0 2
Stodday 0 1
Nether Kellet 0 2
Allithwaite 0 3
Halton 0 2
Lower Holker 0 2
Ashton 0 2