Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
GUISBROUGH a town, a township, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bellmangate 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 Guisborough 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.
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 3
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Cleveland 2 2
Hutton Lowcross 0 2
Pinchinthorpe 0 2
Tocketts 0 2
Eston Nab 0 2
Upsall 0 2
Roseberry Topping 0 2
Newton 0 2
Upleatham 0 2
Wilton 0 2
Morton 0 2
Boosbeck 0 1
Langbaurgh 0 4
Great Ayton 0 4
Skelton in Cleveland 1 3
Stanghow 0 2
Marske 0 3
Eston 0 2
Nunthorpe 0 2
Kirkleatham 0 2