Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Banbury hundred Bartholomew
BANBURY a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Banbury (or Northern) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Calthorpe hamlet Bartholomew
CALTHORPE a hamlet Imperial
Easington hamlet Bartholomew
Hardwick hamlet Bartholomew
HARDWICK a hamlet Imperial
Neithrop township Bartholomew
NEITHROP a township Imperial
South Banbury ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Wickham hamlet 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 Banbury 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 6
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 2
Celia Fiennes Berkshire and Oxfordshire 2
Robert Gammage Chelmsford, Oxford and Nottinghamshire 2
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 2
Henry Broadhurst In Journeyings Often 1
William Camden Rest of Wales 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 9 - Dec. 31, 1737: Oxfordshire, and down to Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Thomas Pennant Coventry 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
Neithrop 0 2
Grimsbury 0 2
Bodicote 0 2
Drayton 0 2
Warkworth 0 2
Hanwell 1 2
Broughton 11 2
North Newington 0 3
Bourton 0 3
Chalcombe 0 3
Middleton Cheney 1 2
Wroxton 1 2
Adderbury 0 2
Bloxham 1 2
Williamscot 0 2
Milton 0 2
Shottswell 0 3
Horley 0 2
Wardington 1 2
Kings Sutton 1 3