Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Castle Dykings parish Bartholomew
CASTLE-DYKINGS an extra-parochial tract Imperial
Holmes Common parish Bartholomew
Lincoln liberty Bartholomew
LINCOLN a city and a district Imperial
Monks Liberty parish Bartholomew
South Common parish Bartholomew

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 Lincoln 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.
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 25
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 6
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 4
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 4
Gerald of Wales Introduction 3
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 3
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 3
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 2
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 1
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 1
William Cobbett Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1
Thomas Pennant August 14-18: Inverness and the Black Isle 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
Boultham 0 2
Canwick 0 2
Bracebridge 0 2
Skellingthorpe 0 2
Burton 0 2
Greetwell 0 2
Riseholme 0 2
South Carlton 0 2
North Hykeham 0 4
Nettleham 0 2
Cherry Willingham 0 2
Lawres 0 2
Waddington 0 2
Doddington 0 2
Grange de Lings 0 1
Whisby 0 2
North Carlton 0 2
Mere 0 1
Washingborough 0 2
Broadholme 0 2