Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
SPALDING a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Spalding (or Holland) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fulney hamlet Bartholomew
FULNEY a hamlet Imperial
LONDON (LITTLE) a hamlet Imperial
Pode Hole hamlet Bartholomew
PODE-HOLE a hamlet Imperial
WICKHAM a chapelry Imperial
WINSOVER 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 Spalding 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.
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 3
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 1
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 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
Weston 0 2
Cowbit 0 2
Pinchbeck 0 3
Wykeham 0 1
West Pinchbeck 0 2
Moulton Chapel 0 1
Moulton 0 2
Whaplode 0 2
Deeping St Nicholas 0 3
Elloe 0 2
Surfleet 0 2
Cressy Hall 0 1
Gosberton 0 2
Twenty 0 2
Holbeach Fen 0 1
Crowland 18 3
Whaplode Drove 0 2
Holland 0 2
Quadring 0 2
Fleet 0 2