Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bellister township Bartholomew
BELLISTER a township Imperial
BELTINGHAM a chapelry Imperial
BLENKINSOP a township Imperial
Blenkinsopp township Bartholomew
Coanwood township Bartholomew
COANWOOD a township Imperial
Featherstone township and railway station Bartholomew
FEATHERSTONE a township-chapelry Imperial
Garbutt Hill hamlet Bartholomew
Glenwhett hamlet Bartholomew
GLENWHETT a hamlet Imperial
Greenhead village with railway station Bartholomew
GREENHEAD a village and a chapelry Imperial
Hartleyburn township Bartholomew
HARTLEY-BURN a township Imperial
Henshaw township Bartholomew
HENSHAW a township Imperial
Melkridge township and village Bartholomew
MELKRIDGE a township Imperial
PLAINMELLOR a township Imperial
Plenmeller (or Plainmellor) township Bartholomew
Ridley township Bartholomew
RIDLEY a township Imperial
Thirlwall township Bartholomew
THIRLWALL a township Imperial
Thorngrafton township Bartholomew
THORNGRAFTON a township Imperial
Wall Town township Bartholomew
WALLTOWN a township 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 Haltwhistle 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: Carlisle to Newcastle 3
Robert Gammage Travelling in the north in 1842 1
George Head Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Melkridge 0 2
Wall Town 0 2
Bellister 0 2
Plenmeller 0 3
Carvoran 0 2
Glenwhett 0 2
Blenkinsopp 1 2
Greenhead 0 2
Featherstone 1 2
Henshaw 0 2
Thirlwall 3 2
Bardon Mill 0 2
Greenscheles Cleugh 0 2
Ridley 1 2
Thorngrafton 0 2
Beltingham 0 2
Coanwood 0 2
Gilsland 1 2
Housesteads 0 2
Lambley 1 2