Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Castle Northwich township Bartholomew
CASTLE-NORTHWICH a township Imperial
Northwich hundred Bartholomew
NORTHWICH a town, a township, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred 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 Northwich 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 Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 5
George Head Liverpool 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 2
George Head Cheshire 2
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 2
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 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
Dane Bridge 0 2
Witton 0 3
Winnington 1 2
Leftwich 0 2
Shurlach 0 2
Wallerscoat 0 1
Anderton 0 2
Marbury 1 2
Hartford 1 2
Barnton 1 2
Shipbrook 0 2
Marston 0 2
Wincham 0 2
Eaton By Davenham 0 2
Newhall 0 2
Great Budworth 1 4
Cogshall 0 2
Comberbach 1 2
Lostock Gralam 0 2
Davenham 0 2