Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Gerrard's Cross ecclesiastical district and village 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 Gerrards 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.
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol 2
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 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
Fulmer 0 2
Hedgerley 0 4
Chalfont St Peter 0 2
Denham 0 2
West Hyde 0 2
Chalfont 0 1
Hockley Hole 0 2
Moor Hall 0 2
Farnham Royal 2 2
Harefield 2 2
Seer Green 0 2
Iver Heath 0 2
Chalfont St Giles 0 2
Stoke Poges 2 5
Wexham 0 2
Beaconsfield 3 2
Uxbridge Moor 0 2
Uxbridge 12 2
Langley Marish 0 3
Mill End 0 2