Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
MADELEY a small town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ironbridge ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
IRON-BRIDGE a village and a chapelry 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 Madeley 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.
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 3
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
Ironbridge 0 2
Little Dawley 0 2
Coalbrookdale 3 2
Jackfield 0 1
Dawley 2 3
Broseley 3 2
Coalport 0 2
Stirchley 0 2
Benthall 4 2
Horsehay 0 2
Malinslee 0 2
Posenhall 0 2
Barrow 0 2
Sutton Maddock 0 2
Kemberton 0 2
Lawley 0 2
Buildwas 2 2
Willey 2 2
Little Wenlock 0 2
Linley 0 2