Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wellington market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew
Wellington (or Western) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Farthingpitts hamlet Bartholomew
FARTHING-PITTS a hamlet Imperial
Holywell Lake hamlet Bartholomew
HOLYWELL-LAKE a hamlet Imperial
Rockwell Green village Bartholomew
ROCKWELL-GREEN 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 Wellington 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Bristol to Plymouth 3
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 3 - Aug. 31, 1737: Devon, and around London 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 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
Rockwell Green 0 2
Runnington 0 2
Sampford Arundel 0 2
West Buckland 0 3
Nynehead 0 2
Thorne St Margaret 0 1
Langford Budville 0 2
Bradford 0 2
Culmstock 1 2
Hillfarrance 0 2
Milverton 0 3
Hemyock 0 4
Oake 0 2
Kittisford 0 2
Angersleigh 0 2
Stawley 0 2
Trull 0 2
Holcombe Rogus 0 2
Clayhidon 0 2
Heathfield 0 2