Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Torksey parish, township, and village with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Brampton township Bartholomew
BRAMPTON a township Imperial
Hardwick township Bartholomew
HARDWICK a township 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 Torksey 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 Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 2
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East 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
Fenton 0 2
Well 0 2
Brampton 0 2
Kettlethorpe 0 2
Hardwick 0 2
Ingleby 0 2
Marton 0 2
Cottam 0 2
Sturton By Stow 0 2
Saxilby 0 3
Stow 4 3
Bransby 0 2
Newton on Trent 1 2
Gate Burton 0 2
Laneham 0 2
Dunham 0 3
Rampton 0 2
Thorney 0 2
Littleborough 1 2
Broxholme 0 2