Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LICHFIELD a city, four parishes, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
EDGEHILL, or Edial a hamlet Imperial
Fisherwick township Bartholomew
FISHERWICK a township Imperial
FREEFORD a hamlet Imperial
Hammerwich township and railway station Bartholomew
HAYWOOD (GREAT) a township and a chapelry Imperial
HAYWOOD (LITTLE) a township Imperial
Pipehill township Bartholomew
Streethay township Bartholomew
WALL a township and a chapelry Imperial
WOODHOUSES 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 Lichfield 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 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 16
Karl Moritz Chapter 11: Oxford to Derbyshire 7
Thomas Pennant Lichfield 7
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 6
Thomas Pennant Colwich to Beaudesert 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 3
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Cambridge to Lichfield 3
James Boswell August 18th to 20th, 1773: From Edinburgh to Montrose 2
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: The Peak District 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Coventry to London 2
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 2
Thomas Pennant Coventry 2
James Boswell August 24th to 26th, 1773: Aberdeen to Forres 1
James Boswell September 14th to 20th, 1773: Dunvegan, Skye 1
James Boswell October 23rd to 26th, 1773: Inveraray 1
James Boswell November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh 1
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 1
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 1
George Head Liverpool 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
Thomas Pennant Tyringham to Woburn 1
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 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
Pipehill 0 1
Offlow 0 2
Fulfen 0 2
Streethay 0 2
Wall 5 2
Freeford 0 3
Curborough 0 2
Elmhurst 0 1
Swinfen 1 2
Whittington 1 2
Farewell 2 2
Packington 0 2
Burntwood 0 2
Hammerwich 1 2
Alrewas Hays 0 2
Weeford 3 2
Shenstone 0 2
Kings Bromley 3 4
Alrewas 2 2
Fradley 1 2