Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Epworth market town and parish 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 Epworth 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.
John Wesley 1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield 5
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 4
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 4
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 4
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 3
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 3
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 3
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1- Apr. 27, 1747: Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol 2
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 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
Belton 0 2
Axholme 0 2
Upperthorpe 0 2
Haxey 2 2
Westwoodside 0 2
Newbig 0 2
Wroot 0 2
Owston Ferry 0 5
West Butterwick 2 3
East Butterwick 0 2
Crowle 0 2
Hatfield 1 2
Burringham 0 2
Keadby 2 2
Wildsworth 0 2
Althorpe 0 2
East Ferry 0 3
West Stockwith 0 3
Blaxton 0 2
Misterton 2 2