Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Wooler small market town and parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fenton hamlet Bartholomew
FENTON a township Imperial
WOOLER-HAUGH-HEAD a hamlet 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 Wooler 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 3
William Camden Northumberland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 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
Glendale 0 2
Humbleton 0 3
Akeld 0 2
Doddington 0 2
Ewart 0 2
Coupland 0 4
Fenton 0 2
Nesbit 0 2
Middleton Hall 0 2
Yeavering 2 2
Lanton 0 2
Fowberry 0 2
North Middleton 0 2
Branxton 0 2
Milfield 2 2
Lilburn 0 3
Broomridge 0 2
Newtown 0 2
South Middleton 0 2
Earle 0 3