Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
SHEFFIELD a town, a township, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BANNER-CROSS a hamlet Imperial
BARBER-NOOK a hamlet Imperial
BRIGHTSIDE a village, a chapelry, a township, and a subdistrict Imperial
Brightside Bierlow township and village with railway station Bartholomew
BROADOAK-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Broomhall ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
BROOMHALL a chapelry Imperial
BUTTON-HILL a hamlet Imperial
Carbrook ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
CARSICK-HILL a hamlet Imperial
CARTER KNOWL a hamlet Imperial
CRABTREE a village Imperial
Crookes ecclesiastical district (St Thomas) and hamlet Bartholomew
CROOKES a hamlet Imperial
CROOKS and CROOKS-MOOR two hamlets and a chapelry Imperial
Crooks Moor hamlet Bartholomew
Crosspool hamlet with school Bartholomew
CROSSPOOL a hamlet Imperial
Darnall ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
DARNALL a chapelry Imperial
DOBBIN-HILL a hamlet Imperial
Dyers Hill ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
DYER'S-HILL a chapelry Imperial
Ecclesall Bierlow township Bartholomew
EDGE (Nether and Upper) two hamlets Imperial
ELDON a chapelry Imperial
Fulwood ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
FULWOOD a village and a chapelry Imperial
Gillcar ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
GILLCAR a chapelry Imperial
Greystones hamlet Bartholomew
GREYSTONES a hamlet Imperial
Grimesthorpe village Bartholomew
GRIMESTHORPE a village Imperial
Hallam Gate hamlet Bartholomew
HALLAM-GATE a hamlet Imperial
Hallam, Nether township Bartholomew
Hallam, Upper township Bartholomew
HALLAM (UPPER) a township Imperial
Heeley township and railway station Bartholomew
HEELEY a hamlet Imperial
Highfield hamlet Bartholomew
HIGHFIELD a hamlet Imperial
Hillbridge village Bartholomew
HILL-FOOT a hamlet Imperial
Hirst, Lower and Upper 2 hamlets Bartholomew
HIRST (Lower and Upper) two hamlets Imperial
Hollis Croft ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
HOLLISCROFT a chapelry Imperial
LITTLE COMMON a hamlet Imperial
LYDGATE a village Imperial
MACHON-BANK a hamlet Imperial
MAI IN-BRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
MILNHOUSES a hamlet Imperial
Moorfields ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
MOORFIELDS a chapelry Imperial
Neepsend ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
NEEPSEND a village Imperial
NETHER-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Netherthorpe ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
NEWFIELD-GREEN a village Imperial
OWLERTON a village Imperial
Pitsmoor ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
PITSMOOR a chapelry Imperial
Ranmoor ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
SANDYGATE a hamlet Imperial
Sharrow ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
SHARROW-HEAD, Sharrow-Moor, and Sharrow-Vale three hamlets Imperial
Walkley ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Wicker ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WICKER a chapelry 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 Sheffield 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 9
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 5
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 5
George Head Selby and Goole 5
Charles Wesley Jan. 1- Apr. 27, 1747: Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol 3
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 2
Robert Gammage Travelling in the north in 1842 2
George Head The Peak District 2
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 2
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
Broomhall 0 2
Sharrow 0 2
Endcliffe 0 2
Eldon 0 1
Netherthorpe 0 1
Holliscroft 0 2
Crookes 0 3
Heeley 0 2
Nether Hallam 0 2
Ranmoor 0 2
Moorfields 0 2
Lydgate 0 1
Dyers Hill 0 2
Greystones 0 2
Neepsend 0 2
Wicker 0 2
Norton Lees 0 2
Walkley 0 2
Millhouses 0 2
Fulwood 0 2