Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fenstanton Bartholomew
Fen Stanton 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 Fenstanton 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 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:

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Hemingford Grey 0 2
Conington 0 2
Fen Drayton 0 3
Hilton 0 2
Holywell 0 2
Hemingford Abbots 0 2
St Ives 7 2
Needingworth 0 2
Elsworth 0 2
Swavesey 1 2
Houghton 0 2
Boxworth 0 2
Papworth St Agnes 0 2
Papworth 0 2
Papworth Everard 0 2
Godmanchester 11 2
Wyton 0 3
Lolworth 0 2
Graveley 0 2
Knapwell 1 2