Thanet Kent


Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
RINGSLOW a hundred Imperial
Thanet, Isle of 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 Thanet 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 Kent 13
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 4
William Camden Smaller Islands in the British Ocean 2

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
Acol 0 3
Manston 0 2
Garlinge 0 2
Westgate on Sea 0 4
Minster 2 2
Margate 11 2
Birchington 0 2
Ebbs Fleet 0 2
Monkton 3 2
Ramsgate 5 2
St Lawrence 0 3
Pegwell 0 2
Ellington 0 2
Northdown 0 2
Cliftonville 0 1
St Nicholas At Wade 0 2
Broadstairs 0 2
St Peter 0 2
Sarre 5 2
Richborough 0 2