Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BISHOPS-STORTFORD, or Bishop-stortford a town, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial
Stortford Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Hockerill ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
HOCKERILL a chapelry Imperial
LEVELS-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
New Town ecclesiastical district 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 Bishops Stortford 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 Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: London to Bury St Edmunds 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
Hockerill 0 2
Thorley 0 2
Birchanger 0 2
Farnham 0 2
Great Hallingbury 1 3
Little Hadham 0 3
Stanstead Mountfitchet 1 4
Bentfield 0 2
Little Hallingbury 0 3
Albury 0 2
Manuden 0 3
Bush End 0 2
Much Hadham 0 5
High Wych 0 2
Sawbridgeworth 1 2
Elsenham 0 2
Hatfield Broad Oak 4 3
Hatfield Heath 0 2
Ugley 0 4
Takeley 0 2