Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
MAIDENHEAD a town and two chapelries Imperial

Travel writing

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Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 8
Karl Moritz Chapter 10: Windsor to Oxford 7
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 3
Celia Fiennes Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
Paul Hentzner A tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Windsor 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
Boyne Hill 0 2
Cookham 0 3
Taplow 1 2
Bisham 6 2
Cookham Dean 0 2
Beynhurst 0 2
Stubbings 0 2
Bray 3 3
Littlewick Green 0 2
White Waltham 0 3
Burchetts Green 0 2
Cliveden 0 2
Touchen End 0 2
Hitcham 0 2
Dorney 0 2
Shottesbrooke 0 2
Bourne End 0 3
Hedsor 0 2
Knowl Hill 0 2
Hurley 1 2