Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Lymington river Bartholomew
LYMINGTON a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a division Imperial
LYMINGTON RAILWAY a railway Imperial
LYMINGTON (THE) a river Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Everton village Bartholomew
EVERTON 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 Lymington 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 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 5
William Cobbett Oct. 18th, 1826: Lyndhurst to Godalming 3
Celia Fiennes Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 3
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 2

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
Milford on Sea 0 2
Efford 0 2
Hordle 0 2
Pennington 0 2
Keyhaven 0 2
Sway 1 2
Milton 0 2
Hurst Castle 0 2
Heywood 0 2
South Baddesley 0 2
Boldre 1 2
Norton 0 2
Colwell 0 2
Hinton Admiral 0 1
Rhinefield 0 1
Brockenhurst 0 2
Totland 0 2
Highcliffe 0 2
The Needles 1 2
Freshwater 1 3