Erith Kent


Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Erith town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Abbey Wood hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
ABBEY-WOOD a hamlet Imperial
Beadonwell hamlet Bartholomew
BEADONWELL a hamlet Imperial
Higham hamlet Bartholomew
HIGHAM a hamlet Imperial
Lessness hamlet Bartholomew
Northumberland Heath hamlet Bartholomew
Picardy village Bartholomew
PICARDY 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 Erith 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 2

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
Slade Green 0 2
Lessness 0 2
Belvedere 0 2
Crayford 2 2
Bexleyheath 0 2
Wennington 0 2
Dartford 11 2
Abbey Wood 0 2
Rainham 0 2
Bexley 18 2
Welling 0 2
East Wickham 0 2
Aveley 0 2
West Thurrock 0 3
Plumstead 0 2
North Cray 2 2
Wilmington 1 2
Lamorbey 0 3
Purfleet 1 2
Hawley 0 1