Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
NEOTS (St.) a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hardwick, Monks hamlet Bartholomew
HARDWICK (MONKS) 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 St Neots 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.
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 8
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 6
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: June 3
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 3
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Thomas Pennant Northampton to Gothurst 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
Little Paxton 2 2
Eynesbury 3 2
Eaton Socon 19 2
Hail Weston 2 2
Little Barford 1 2
Southoe 1 2
Great Paxton 0 2
Midloe 0 2
Diddington 1 2
Toseland 0 3
Roxton 4 2
Abbotsley 0 2
Tempsford 7 2
Bushmead 0 2
Great Staughton 1 3
Offord Darcy 1 2
Croxton 1 2
Tetworth 0 2
Buckden 11 2
Colmworth 1 2