Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Waltham hundred Bartholomew
WALTHAM a hundred Imperial
WALTHAM-ABBEY, or W.-Holycross a small town, a township, and a parish Imperial
Waltham Holy Cross Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
High Beach ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
HIGH BEECH a chapelry Imperial
Holyfield hamlet Bartholomew
HOLYFIELD a hamlet Imperial
SEWARDSTONE a hamlet Imperial
UPSHIRE 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 Waltham Holy Cross 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.
Thomas Pennant Enfield to London 3
William Camden Essex and Suffolk 2
William Camden Saxons, Danes and Normans 1
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Middlesex and London 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 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
High Beech 0 2
Sewardstone 0 2
Enfield Lock 0 2
Waltham Cross 0 2
Loughton 0 2
Bulls Cross 0 2
Theydon Bois 0 2
Nazeing 0 2
Ponders End 0 2
Cheshunt 6 2
Chigwell 0 2
Epping 11 5
Buckhurst Hill 0 2
Chingford 0 2
Woodford Wells 0 2
Abridge 0 2
Wormley 2 2
Theydon Garnon 0 2
Coopersale 0 2
Netherhall 0 2