Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LOUGHBOROUGH a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Loughborough (or Mid) Division, The parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Knight Thorpe township Bartholomew
Woodthorpe township Bartholomew
WOODTHORPE a hamlet Imperial

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 Loughborough 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.
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 3
Karl Moritz Chapter 12: Derbyshire to Northampton 2
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Birmingham to Suffolk 2
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 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
Thorpe Acre 0 1
Knight Thorpe 0 2
Dishley 7 2
Garendon 2 2
Woodthorpe 0 2
Cotes 1 2
Hathern 0 2
Beaumanor 0 2
Stanford on Soar 1 2
Normanton on Soar 0 3
Barrow upon Soar 1 2
Woodhouse 0 2
Quorndon 0 2
Shepshed 0 2
Woodhouse Eaves 0 2
Alderman Haw 0 2
Hoton 0 2
Sutton Bonington 0 2
Maplewell Longdale 0 2
Long Whatton 0 3