Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
ELLESMERE a town, a sub-district, and a division Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Birch and Lythe place Bartholomew
BIRCH and LYTHE a township Imperial
COCKSHUTT a township and a chapelry Imperial
Coed-y-Ralth place Bartholomew
COED-Y-RALTH a township Imperial
Colemere hamlet Bartholomew
COLEMERE a township Imperial
Cricket place Bartholomew
CRICKET a township Imperial
Criftins ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
CRIFTINS a township Imperial
Crosemere hamlet Bartholomew
Duddleston hamlet Bartholomew
DUDDLESTON, or Dudleston a township-chapelry Imperial
Eastwick hamlet Bartholomew
EASTWICK a township Imperial
Elson hamlet Bartholomew
ELSON-WITH-GREENHILL a township Imperial
English Frankton hamlet Bartholomew
FRANKTON a township Imperial
Greenhill hamlet Bartholomew
GREENHILL a township Imperial
Hamptons Wood hamlet Bartholomew
HAMPTONS-WOOD a township Imperial
Hardwick hamlet and seat Bartholomew
HARDWICK a township Imperial
Kenwick hamlet Bartholomew
KENWICKS-PARK and KENWICKS WOOD two townships Imperial
KILHENDRE a hamlet Imperial
Kilhendre Hall seat Bartholomew
LEE a township Imperial
LYNEAL a township Imperial
LYTHE a township Imperial
Marton, New hamlet Bartholomew
MARTON (NEw) a township Imperial
NEWNES a township Imperial
NEWTON a township Imperial
NORTHWOOD a township Imperial
OTELEY a township Imperial
PENTRECOED a township Imperial
RIDGES a township Imperial
SPOONHILL a township Imperial
STOCKETT a hamlet Imperial
TETCHILL a township Imperial
TRENCH a township Imperial
WHETTALL 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 Ellesmere 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 Shropshire and Cheshire 2
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
George Head Cheshire 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
Oteley 0 2
Dudleston Heath 0 2
Dudleston 0 2
Welshampton 0 4
Hamptons Wood 0 2
Welsh Frankton 0 2
Penley 0 2
Lyneal 0 3
Old Marton 0 2
Bettisfield 0 2
Berghill 0 2
Halghton 0 2
Cockshutt 0 2
Overton 0 2
Knolton 0 2
Maelor 0 2
Hordley 0 2
Hindford 0 2
Halston 0 2
Hanmer 1 2