Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
MALDON a town, three parishes, two sub-districts, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Beeleigh hamlet Bartholomew
BEELEIGH 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 Maldon 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 Essex and Suffolk 8
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 6
William Camden Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to letter 1 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 1: Kent Coast and Maidstone 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 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
Mundon 0 2
Goldhanger 0 2
Heybridge 1 2
Little Totham 0 3
Beeleigh 0 2
Great Totham 0 2
Hazeleigh 0 2
Thurstable 0 2
Tolleshunt Major 0 2
Langford 0 2
Snoreham 0 2
Steeple 0 2
Purleigh 0 2
Tolleshunt Darcy 0 2
Woodham Mortimer 0 2
Mayland 0 2
Latchingdon 0 2
Wickham Bishops 0 2
Woodham Walter 1 2
Cold Norton 0 3