Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LIVERPOOL a large seaport town Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
GEORGE (St.) a sub-district Imperial
Vauxhall ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
VAUXHALL 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 Liverpool 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 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 19
George Head Liverpool 14
George Head The Wirral 14
George Borrow Around Anglesey (1) 8
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 6
George Head Southport 5
George Head Cheshire 5
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Cheshire and Lancashire 4
Robert Gammage Liverpool and London in 1842 4
George Borrow Around Anglesey (2) 3
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 3
George Head Up the West Highland Coast 3
George Borrow To Beddgelert 2
George Borrow Chirk Castle 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 2
George Head Leeds 2
George Head Selby and Goole 2
George Head Carlisle and the Solway Firth 2
George Head North Lancashire 2
George Head Arriving in the Isle of Man 2
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 2
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 2
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 2
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 2
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 2
George Borrow Wrexham and Llangollen 1
George Borrow Llangollen to Cerrigydruidion 1
George Borrow Cerrigydruidion to Bangor 1
George Borrow Around Anglesey (3) 1
George Borrow Around Anglesey (4) 1
George Borrow Bala to Llangollen 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland 1
George Head Warrington and St. Helens 1
George Head The West Riding 1
George Head The west coast of the Isle of Man 1
George Head Ramsey; a Manx Wedding 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 1
Arthur Young Hull 1
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Birmingham to Suffolk 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
Fairfield 0 2
Stanley 0 2
Old Swan 0 3
Wavertree 0 2
Stoneycroft 0 1
Broadgreen 0 2
Edge Hill 1 2
West Derby 0 4
Kensington 0 1
Tue Brook 0 1
Knotty Ash 0 2
Mount Pleasant 0 1
Mossley Hill 0 2
Toxteth Park 0 1
Everton 0 2
Childwall 0 3
Bevington 0 1
Aigburth 0 2
Allerton 0 2
Roby 0 2