Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
DONCASTER a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BALBY-WITH-HEXTHORPE a township-chapelry Imperial
Hexthorpe hamlet Bartholomew
LANGTHWAITE-WITH-TILTS a township Imperial
Loversall township Bartholomew
Sandall, Long township Bartholomew
SANDALL (Long) a township Imperial
Wheatley township 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 Doncaster 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 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 11
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 4
George Head Selby and Goole 4
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 2
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 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
Elmfield 0 1
Carr House 0 1
Don Valley 0 2
Wheatley 0 2
Hexthorpe 0 2
Balby 0 2
Loversall 0 2
Bentley 0 2
Arksey 0 1
Spotbrough 1 2
Warmsworth 0 2
Long Sandall 0 2
Cantley 0 2
Edenthorpe 0 1
Armthorpe 0 2
Wadworth 0 2
Branton 0 2
Kirk Sandall 0 2
Rossington 1 2
Stancill 0 2