Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CRICKLADE a town, two parishes, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Cricklade (or Northern) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chelworth place Bartholomew
CHELWORTH a tything Imperial
WHIDHILL a tything 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 Cricklade 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 Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 3
William Cobbett Sept. 6th to 11th, 1826: Highworth to Malmsbury 3
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 2
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
William Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 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
Eisey 0 2
Latton 0 2
Down Ampney 1 2
Leigh 0 2
Ashton Keynes 1 2
Blunsdon St Andrew 0 3
Marston Meysey 0 2
South Cerney 0 3
Purton 0 2
Castle Eaton 0 2
Haydon 0 2
Broad Blunsdon 0 2
Driffield 0 2
Braydon 0 2
Ampney St Peter 0 1
Rodbourne Cheney 0 3
Poulton 0 2
Hannington 1 2
Harnhill 0 2
Lydiard Millicent 0 3