Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Trowbridge market town and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Studley ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
STUDLEY 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 Trowbridge 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" 4
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 3
Henry Vincent Apr. 29 to May 4: Trowbridge and London 3
Henry Vincent Mar. 16 to 23: Wye valley, Newport and Devizes 2
Henry Vincent Apr. 1: The Devizes Riot 2
Henry Vincent Feb. 26 to 27: Bath and Frome 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
Studley 0 2
Staverton 0 2
Hilperton 0 2
Wingfield 0 2
North Bradley 0 4
West Ashton 0 3
Holt 2 2
Southwick 1 2
Bradford on Avon 33 4
Whaddon 0 2
Steeple Ashton 0 2
Westwood 0 2
Heywood 0 2
Semington 0 2
Great Hinton 0 2
Bradford Leigh 0 2
Iford 0 2
Great Chalfield 0 2
Farleigh Hungerford 2 2
Little Chalfield 0 2