Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chesham market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew
Chesham Bois parish Bartholomew
CHESHAM-BOIS a parish Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
ASHERIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Ashley Green hamlet Bartholomew
ASHLEY-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Bellingdon hamlet Bartholomew
BELLINGDON a hamlet Imperial
Botley hamlet Bartholomew
BOTLEY a hamlet Imperial
Charteridge hamlet Bartholomew
CHARTERIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Hundridge hamlet Bartholomew
HUNDRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Latimer village Bartholomew
LATIMER a hamlet-chapelry Imperial
Latimer with Flaunden ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Waterside hamlet Bartholomew
WATERSIDE 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 Chesham 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 Cobbett June 19th to 24th, 1822: Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 6

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
Latimer 2 2
Chartridge 0 2
Chiltern 8 2
Ashley Green 0 2
Hawridge 0 2
Amersham 7 2
Flaunden 0 2
Bovingdon 0 2
Pitstone 0 3
Cholesbury 0 3
Little Missenden 0 3
Berkhamsted 3 3
Chenies 3 2
Northchurch 0 2
The Lee 0 3
Great Missenden 1 4
Bourne End 0 2
Coleshill 0 2
Penn Street 0 2
St Leonards 0 2