Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Tiverton hundred Bartholomew
TIVERTON a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Tiverton (or North Eastern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chettiscombe village Bartholomew
Chevithome hamlet Bartholomew
CHEVITHOME a hamlet Imperial
CLARE Imperial
Craze Lowman hamlet Bartholomew
PITT Imperial
PRYORS Imperial
West Exe ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Withley curacy 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 Tiverton 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.
Charles Wesley Jan. 3 - Aug. 31, 1737: Devon, and around London 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 6
William Camden Cornwall and Devon 3
Charles Wesley Sept. 9 - Dec. 31, 1737: Oxfordshire, and down to Devon 3
Charles Wesley 1738: Around London, and Oxfordshire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 3: From Exeter to Land's End 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Robert Gammage Standing for Parliament in Cheltenham, 1852 1
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
West Exe 0 1
Calverleigh 0 2
Washfield 0 2
Loxbeare 0 2
Cove 0 2
Butterleigh 0 2
Halberton 0 3
Stoodleigh 0 2
Uplowman 0 2
Cadeleigh 0 2
Huntsham 0 2
Templeton 0 2
Bickleigh 0 2
Cruwys Morchard 0 3
Sampford Peverell 0 2
Bampton 4 3
Willand 0 2
Hockworthy 0 2
Oakford 0 2
Hightleigh 0 2