Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ryton town, parish, and township Bartholomew
Ryton Woodside township Bartholomew
RYTON-WOODSIDE a township Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Broomyholme hamlet Bartholomew
Crawcrook township Bartholomew
CRAWCROOK a township Imperial
Greenside village Bartholomew
Stella township and village 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 Ryton 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.
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1746: The Midlands and the North-East 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
Greenside 0 1
Crawbrook 0 2
Stella 0 2
Closehouse 0 1
Blaydon 4 2
Wylam 0 2
Winlaton 0 2
Throckley 0 2
Houghton 0 2
Dukes Hagg 0 2
Newburn 0 3
Sugley 0 2
Chopwell 0 2
Heddon on the Wall 1 2
Wallbottle 0 2
West Denton 0 2
Rudchester 1 2
Prudhoe 3 3
Gibside 0 2
East Heddon 0 2