Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Solihull market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Heanwood place Bartholomew
HEANWOOD a place Imperial
KINGSFORD a hamlet Imperial
Shirley ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
SHIRLEY a chapelry Imperial
Wythall (or Withall) ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WYTHALL, or Withall a chapelry 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 Solihull 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 Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 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
Monkspath 0 3
Shirley 0 2
Henwood 0 2
Olton 0 2
Elmdon 0 2
Knowle 0 2
Hall Green 0 2
Marston 0 2
Earlswood 0 1
Packwood 0 2
Acocks Green 0 2
Hampton in Arden 1 2
Barston 0 2
Hockley Heath 0 2
Yardley Wood 0 2
Tanworth in Arden 0 2
Yardley 0 2
Bickenhill 1 2
South Yardley 0 1
Sparkbrook 0 2