Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Knottingley township 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 Knottingley 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.
George Head Selby and Goole 4
William Camden Yorkshire: West Riding 1
George Head Carlisle and the Solway Firth 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
Sutton 0 2
Byram 0 2
Brotherton 4 2
Criding Stubbs 0 2
Ferrybridge 4 5
Monkhill 0 2
Water Frystone 0 2
Osgoldcross 0 2
Beal 0 2
Darrington 0 2
Burton Salmon 0 2
Pontefract 14 5
Carleton 0 2
Stapleton 0 2
Tanshelf 0 2
Fairburn 0 3
Hillam 0 2
Glass Houghton 0 3
East Hardwick 0 3
Kellington 0 2