Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Aberford parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Parlington township Bartholomew
PARLINGTON a township Imperial
Sturton Grange township 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 Aberford 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 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 3
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 1756: Midlands, Yorkshire and Manchester 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 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
Parlington 0 2
Elmet 0 1
Lotherton 0 2
Sturton Grange 0 2
Barwick in Elmet 1 2
Hazlewood 0 2
Micklefield 0 2
Lead 0 1
Scholes 0 2
Austhorpe 0 2
Huddleston 1 2
Saxton 0 2
Bramham 0 3
Newthorpe 0 2
Garforth 1 2
Manston 0 2
Wothersome 0 2
Thorner 0 2
Towton 7 2
Barkston 0 4