Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
STROUD a town, a parish, and a district Imperial
Stroud (or Mid) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bowbridge hamlet Bartholomew
BOWBRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
DUDBRIDGE a hamlet, with a railway station Imperial
LYPPIATT (LOWER and UPPER) two tythings Imperial
PAGANHILL a hamlet Imperial
PAKENHILL a tything Imperial
STEANBRIDGE a tything Imperial
WHITESHILL a chapelry 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 Stroud 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 Mar. 24 to Apr. 1: Newport and Stroud 8
Henry Vincent Feb. 28 to Mar. 9: Bristol, Cirencester and Stroud 6
Henry Vincent Mar. 10 to 16: Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Hereford 4
William Cobbett Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 2
William Gilpin London to Ross 2
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 1
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
Selsey 0 2
Rodborough 1 2
Whiteshill 0 3
Ebley 0 2
Cainscross 0 2
Randwick 1 2
Lypiatt 0 2
Thrupp 0 1
Pitchcombe 0 2
Slad 0 2
Brimscombe 0 2
Kings Stanley 3 2
Stonehouse 0 3
Woodchester 2 2
Bussage 0 2
Amberley 0 2
Haywards Field 0 2
Edge 0 2
Painswick 5 2
Chalford 0 2