Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Thorney parish and railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
English Drove hamlet Bartholomew
French Drove hamlet with railway station 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 Thorney 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 The Division of Britaine 1
William Camden Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
William Camden Huntingdon and Northampton 1
Thomas Pennant Tyringham to Woburn 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
Eye 0 2
Coates 0 2
Eastrea 0 2
Crowland 18 3
Borough Fen 0 2
Parson Drove 0 2
Newborough 0 2
Whittlesey 2 2
Murrow 0 2
Gedney Hill 0 1
Whaplode Drove 0 2
Newark 0 1
Sutton St Edmund 0 2
Eastfield 0 2
Dogsthorpe 0 2
Guyhirn 0 3
Gunthorpe 0 2
Paston 0 2
Peterborough 53 6
Stanground 0 3