Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ratcliff township 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 Ratcliffe 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 Middlesex and London 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 5 (London), Part 1: Overview and Suburbs 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City 1
Daniel Defoe Preface to Third Volume 1
Paul Hentzner Greenwich 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
Limehouse 10 2
Tower Hamlets 0 2
Stepney 5 2
Shadwell 2 2
St George in the East 0 2
Wapping 16 2
Mile End 0 3
Bow Common 0 1
Rotherhithe 0 2
London Docks 0 1
Whitechapel 7 2
Poplar 5 3
Mile End New Town 0 2
St Katherine 0 2
Bethnal Green 6 2
Bermondsey 1 2
Bow 1 2
Millwall 0 1
Aldgate 0 2
the Isle of Dogs 0 3