Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Rolvenden parish Bartholomew
Rolvenden hundred Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Forsham hamlet Bartholomew
FORSHAM a place Imperial
HOLE (THE) a seat 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 Rolvenden 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.
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Newenden 3 2
Losenham 0 2
Benenden 0 2
Tenterden 5 2
Smallhythe 0 2
Sandhurst 0 2
Wittersham 1 2
Selbrittenden 0 2
Oxney 0 2
Northiam 0 2
Beckley 0 2
Berkeley 0 2
Biddenden 0 2
Bodiam 1 2
Sissinghurst 0 4
Ebony 0 2
Stone 0 2
High Halden 0 3
Peasmarsh 0 2
Cranbrook 6 3