Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bradford hundred Bartholomew
BRADFORD a town, a parish, two subdistricts, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Bradford on Avon hundred Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
HOLT a chapelry Imperial
Leigh village Bartholomew
LEIGH a village and a tything Imperial
Limpley Stoke village with railway station Bartholomew
Winsley village Bartholomew
Winsley with Limpley Stoke ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Woolley hamlet Bartholomew
Wraxhall, South ecclesiastical district and village 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 Bradford on Avon 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.
Henry Vincent Apr. 1 to 7: Aftermath of the "fracas" 5
Charles Wesley Sept. 1 - Nov. 6, 1739: Preaching around Bristol and Bath 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 4
Henry Vincent Apr. 29 to May 4: Trowbridge and London 4
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 3
John Wesley 1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales 3
Henry Vincent Apr. 1: The Devizes Riot 3
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 2
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1746: Bristol and Cornwall 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 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
Bradford Leigh 0 2
Westwood 0 2
Winsley 0 2
Holt 2 2
Staverton 0 2
Iford 0 2
South Wraxall 0 1
Little Chalfield 0 2
Wingfield 0 2
Great Chalfield 0 2
Trowbridge 18 2
Monkton Farleigh 0 2
Farleigh Hungerford 2 2
Studley 0 2
Freshford 5 2
Hilperton 0 2
Limpley Stoke 0 2
Cottles 0 1
Atworth 0 2
Whaddon 0 2