Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fairford parish and village with railway station 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 Fairford 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.
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 5
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 1
Edwin Russell Sept. 13 to 17: Moreton in Marsh, Northleach and Fairford 1
Edwin Russell Sept. 18 to 26: Little Barrington and Witherington 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
Brightwells Barrow 0 2
Quenington 0 2
Hatherop 0 2
Kempsford 2 2
Meysey Hampton 0 4
Southrop 0 2
Marston Meysey 0 2
Poulton 0 2
Coln St Aldwyns 0 2
Lechlade 3 2
Eastleach Turville 0 3
Eastleach Martin 0 3
Down Ampney 1 2
Ampney St Mary 0 1
Ampney St Peter 0 1
Castle Eaton 0 2
Inglesham 0 2
Bibury 0 2
Little Faringdon 0 2
Broughton Poggs 0 2