Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYNE, or Newcastle-under-Lyme a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district 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 Newcastle under Lyme 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Staffordshire 3
William Adams Tramp Life 2
William Adams On Tramp 1
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 1
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 1
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 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
Knutton 0 2
Cross Heath 0 1
Silverdale 0 2
Wolstanton 1 2
Hope 0 2
Chesterton 1 2
Hartshill 0 2
Etruria 0 2
Keele 0 2
Clayton 0 2
Longport 0 2
Penkhull 0 2
Rushton Grange 0 1
Shelton 0 2
Cobridge 0 2
Burslem 3 2
Hanley 1 2
Halmer End 0 2
Butterton 0 2
Trent Vale 0 2