Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Thornhill town, parish, and township Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
BRIESTFIELD, or Briestwhistle a hamlet Imperial
Flockton township Bartholomew
FLOCKTON a chapelry Imperial
Grange Moor hamlet Bartholomew
GRANGE-MOOR a hamlet Imperial
Middlestown ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
MIDDLESTOWN a village Imperial
Midgley village Bartholomew
MIDGLEY a village Imperial
Millbank hamlet Bartholomew
MILLBANK a hamlet Imperial
Netherton village Bartholomew
NETHERTON a village Imperial
Overton hamlet Bartholomew
Shitlington township Bartholomew
SHITLINGTON a township, with four villages Imperial
Whitley, Lower township Bartholomew
WHITLEY (Lower) a township-chapelry, with a village and three hamlets 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 Thornhill 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 Yorkshire: West Riding 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
Lower Whitley 0 2
Whitley Upper 0 2
Dewsbury 8 2
Thornhill Lees 0 2
Middlestown 0 2
Flockton 0 2
Ravensthorpe 0 1
Sitlington 0 2
West Town 0 2
Earlsheaton 0 3
Soothill 0 2
Netherton 0 2
Mirfield 0 2
Horbury Bridge 0 2
Upper Hopton 0 3
Midgley 0 2
South Ossett 0 2
Dewsbury Moor 0 2
Emley 1 2
Lepton 0 2