Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fowey river Bartholomew
FOWEY a town, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial
FOWEY (The) a river Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Menabilly seat 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 Fowey 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 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 6
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 3
William Camden Smaller Islands in the British Ocean 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 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
Polruan 0 2
Tywardreath 1 2
St Sampson 0 2
Par 0 2
Lanteglos By Fowey 0 2
Biscovey 0 2
St Blazey 0 2
St Veep 0 2
Lerrin 0 2
Charlestown 0 2
St Martin 0 2
Lanlivery 0 2
St Austell 3 4
St Nighton 0 2
Lostwithiel 7 3
St Winnow 0 2
Lansallos 0 2
Boconnoc 0 2
Lanreath 0 2
Luxulyan 0 2