Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chippenham hundred Bartholomew
CHIPPENHAM a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Chippenham (or North-Western) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Allington tithing Bartholomew
ALLINGTON a tything Imperial
NETHERMORE a tything Imperial
STANLEY a tything Imperial
STUDLEY a hamlet Imperial
TYTHERTON-LUCAS a chapelry Imperial
Tytherton Lucas, Chippenham with ecclesiastical district 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 Chippenham 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.
Henry Vincent Mar. 16 to 23: Wye valley, Newport and Devizes 3
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 2
William Gilpin Bristol to London 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
Henry Vincent Mar. 24 to Apr. 1: Newport and Stroud 1
Henry Vincent Apr. 1: The Devizes Riot 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 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
Hardenhuish 0 2
Langley Burrell 0 2
Lackham 0 2
Tytherton Lucas 0 2
Pewsham 0 2
Easton 0 2
Kington Langley 0 4
Stanley 0 1
Lacock 2 3
Tytherton 0 2
Kington St Michael 0 2
Derry Hill 0 2
Easton Piercy 0 2
Avon 0 3
Corsham 1 2
Draycot Cerne 0 2
Bowden Hill 0 2
Biddestone 0 3
Sutton Benger 0 2
Yatton Keynell 0 2