Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cobham parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Fairmile locality Bartholomew
HATCHFORD a chapelry 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 Cobham 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Stoke Dabernon 1 2
Oxshott 0 2
Elmbridge 0 2
Claremont 0 2
Hersham 0 2
Wisley 0 2
Walton upon Thames 0 2
Ockham 1 2
Fetcham 0 2
Oatlands 0 2
Leatherhead 16 2
Byfleet 0 2
Little Bookham 0 2
Esher 2 2
Claygate 0 2
Weybridge 1 2
Great Bookham 0 3
Thames Ditton 0 2
Coway Stakes 0 2
New Haw 0 2