Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Cheshunt town, parish and railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Flamstead End hamlet Bartholomew
Goffs Oak ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
Hammond Street hamlet Bartholomew
HAMMOND-STREET a hamlet Imperial
Theobalds seat Bartholomew
Waltham Cross ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
WALTHAM-CROSS a chapelry, with a village 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 Cheshunt 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 5
Thomas Pennant Enfield to London 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
Goffs Oak 0 1
Wormley 2 2
Waltham Cross 0 2
Bulls Cross 0 2
Ponsbourne 0 1
Newgate Street 0 1
Clay Hill 0 1
Broxbourne 0 2
Enfield Lock 0 2
Northaw 1 2
Hoddesdon 3 2
Waltham Holy Cross 10 5
Sewardstone 0 2
Bayford 0 2
Enfield 21 2
Enfield Chase 1 1
Nazeing 0 2
Ponders End 0 2
Brickendon 0 2
Little Berkhampstead 0 3