Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Thorne 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 Thorne.

Place Type of entry Source
Bradholme hamlet Bartholomew
BRADHOLME a hamlet Imperial
Ditchmarsh hamlet Bartholomew
DITCHMARSH a hamlet Imperial
Hangman Hill hamlet Bartholomew
HANGMAN HILL a hamlet Imperial
LEVELS a hamlet Imperial
MOOR-ENDS a hamlet Imperial
Waterside (or Quay) hamlet Bartholomew
WATERSIDE, or Quay a hamlet 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 Thorne 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.
George Head Selby and Goole 8
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 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
Moorends 0 1
Fishlake 0 2
Hay Green 0 2
Fosterhouses 0 2
Crowle 0 2
Stainforth 0 2
Hatfield 1 2
Rawcliffe 0 2
Sykehouse 4 2
Snaith 1 2
Swinefleet 0 2
Kirk Bramwith 0 2
Belton 0 2
Airmyn 0 3
Cowick 0 2
Eastoft 0 3
Reedness 0 2
Goole 21 2
Axholme 0 2
Barnby upon Don 0 3