Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Reigate hundred Bartholomew
REIGATE a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Reigate (or South Eastern) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
EARLSWOOD a hamlet, with a r station Imperial
NUTLEY-LANE a chapelry Imperial
Redhill district and railway station Bartholomew
REDHILL a small town and two chapelries Imperial
REIGATE HILL a place Imperial
South Park ecclesiastical district 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 Reigate 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 Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 12
William Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 10
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 9
William Cobbett May 5th to 7th, 1823: Kensington to Worth 6
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 3
William Cobbett Oct. 19th to 21st, 1825: Across Surrey 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 3
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 2
William Cobbett Oct. 23rd to 27th, 1825: Chilworth to Winchester 2
William Cobbett Nov. 12th to 20th, 1825: Petersfield to Kensington 2
William Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 1
William Cobbett Aug. 30th to Sept. 1st, 1823: Sussex and Kent 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Redhill 0 2
Nutley Lane 0 1
Gatton 4 2
Sidlow Bridge 0 2
Buckland 0 2
Nutfield 1 2
Kingswood 0 2
Merstham 0 2
Chipstead 0 2
Horley 2 2
Betchworth 6 2
Leigh 0 2
Walton on the Hill 0 3
Bletchingley 5 2
Tadworth 0 1
Chaldon 0 2
Brockham 0 2
Outwood 0 1
Banstead 7 2
Norwood Hill 0 2