Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
STRATFORD a division of Barlichway hundred Imperial
Stratford, Old parish and township Bartholomew
STRATFORD (Old) a parish and a sub-district Imperial
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON a town, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bishopton hamlet Bartholomew
BISHOPTON a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Bushwood hamlet Bartholomew
BUSHWOOD a hamlet Imperial
Drayton hamlet Bartholomew
DRAYTON a hamlet Imperial
Luddington township Bartholomew
LUDDINGTON AND DODWELL a hamlet, formerly a chapelry Imperial
Shottery Bartholomew
SHOTTERY a village Imperial
WILMCOTE a chapelry, with a r station 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 Stratford on Avon 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 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 2
William Adams Tramp Life 1
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 11: Oxford to Derbyshire 1
Thomas Pennant Combe Abbey to Stow Nine Churches 1
Thomas Pennant Gorhambury and Verulamium 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
Tiddington 0 2
Alveston 0 2
Shottery 0 2
Bishopton 0 2
Milcote 0 1
Clifford Chambers 0 2
Ailstone 0 2
Atherstone on Stour 2 2
Hampton Lucy 0 2
Luddington 0 2
Pathlow 0 2
Snitterfield 0 2
Weston on Avon 0 2
Loxley 0 2
Preston on Stour 0 2
Wilmcote 0 2
Alderminster 0 2
Bearley 0 2
Charlecote 1 2
Billesley 0 2