Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Potterspury parish, township, and village Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wakefield Lodge seat Bartholomew
WAKEFIELD LODGE the seat Imperial
Yardley Gobion township and village Bartholomew
YARDLEY-GOBION a township, with a village 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 Potterspury 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 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 3
Thomas Pennant Towcester to Redborn 2

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
Yardley Gobion 1 2
Furtho 0 2
Deanshanger 0 6
Cleley 0 2
Cosgrove 0 2
Old Stratford 3 2
Grafton Regis 3 2
Alderton 0 2
Stony Stratford 6 2
Castlethorpe 0 2
Wicken 0 2
Lillingstone Lovell 0 2
Paulerspury 1 2
Whittlebury 2 3
Hanslope 1 2
Wolverton 6 3
Shutlanger 0 2
Calverton 0 2
Stoke Bruerne 0 2
Ashton 0 2