Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Tewkesbury hundred Bartholomew
TEWKESBURY a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Tewkesbury (or Northern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Mythe and Mythe Hook 2 hamlets Bartholomew
MYTHE and MYTHE-HOOK two hamlets Imperial
PARK a hamlet Imperial
Southwick hamlet Bartholomew
SOUTHWICK a hamlet 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 Tewkesbury 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.
Henry Vincent Mar. 10 to 16: Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Hereford 4
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 3
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 2
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 2
Thomas Pennant Ampthill to Luton 2
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 1
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 1
William Camden Rest of Wales 1
William Cobbett Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
William Gilpin London to Ross 1
William Gilpin Bristol to London 1
John Wesley 1774-6: Wesley Arrested; A Terrible Ride; A Methodist Isaac Newton; the American War 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1
Thomas Pennant Combe Abbey to Stow Nine Churches 1
Henry Vincent Feb. 28 to Mar. 9: Bristol, Cirencester and Stroud 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
Walton Cardiff 0 2
Bushley 0 2
Tredington 0 2
Forthampton 0 2
Chaceley 0 2
Deerhurst 3 3
Ashchurch 0 2
Northway 0 2
Apperley 0 2
Stoke Orchard 0 2
Twyning 0 3
Elmstone Hardwicke 0 2
Pamington 0 2
Leigh 0 2
Aston on Carron 0 3
Kinsham 0 2
Tirley 0 2
Queenhill 0 2
Bredon 7 2
Oxenton 0 2