Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Yarm market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew
Yarum 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 Yarm 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 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 2
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 1
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 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
Egglescliffe 0 3
Kirk Leavington 0 3
Aislaby 0 2
Castle Leavington 0 2
Ingleby Barwick 0 2
Preston Junction 0 1
Low Worsall 0 2
Newsham 0 2
Hilton 0 2
Preston on Tees 0 2
Picton 0 3
Maltby 0 2
Crathorne 0 2
High Worsall 0 2
Stainton 0 2
Middleton upon Leven 0 2
Elton 0 2
Long Newton 0 3
Middleton St George 0 4
Thornaby on Tees 0 2