Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hull river Bartholomew
HULL AND SELBY RAILWAY a railway Imperial
HULL, or KINGSTON-UPON-HULL a large seaport town Imperial
HULL (THE) a river Imperial
Kingston upon Hull parliamentary and municipal borough and 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 Kingston upon Hull 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.
Arthur Young Hull 49
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 16
George Head Hull 12
George Head Selby and Goole 11
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 8
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 5
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: York and Scarborough 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 3
George Head East Riding 3
George Head Carlisle and the Solway Firth 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 2
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 2
William Camden Essex and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
George Head North Riding 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 1
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Birmingham to 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
Sculcoates 5 2
Groves 0 1
Drypool 0 2
Wilmington 0 2
Garrison Side 0 2
Myton 0 1
Stoneferry 0 2
Humber 0 3
Southcoates 0 2
Newland 0 2
Dairy Coates 0 2
Newington 0 3
Sutton on Hull 1 4
Marfleet 0 2
New Holland 0 3
Anlaby 2 2
Haltemprice 0 2
Cottingham 1 2
Ganstead 0 2
Bilton 0 3