Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Castor parish and township with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
AILESWORTH a hamlet Imperial
Ailsworth hamlet Bartholomew
Milton Park seat Bartholomew
MILTON PARK the seat Imperial
Sutton township Bartholomew
SUTTON a chapelry Imperial
Upton township Bartholomew
UPTON 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 Castor 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 Huntingdon and Northampton 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 3
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 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
Ailsworth 0 2
Milton Park 0 2
Upton 0 2
Marholm 0 2
Sutton 0 2
Longthorpe 1 2
Water Newton 1 3
Sibson 0 2
Alwalton 0 2
Chesterton 1 2
Stibbington 0 2
Walton 0 2
Orton Waterville 2 3
Botolphbridge 0 1
Woodcroft 0 2
Ufford 0 2
Wansford 22 2
Helpston 0 2
Etton 0 2
Orton Longueville 2 4