Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BEVERLEY a town, four parishes, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
ESKE a township Imperial
Storkhill with Sandholme township Bartholomew
Thearne township Bartholomew
THEARNE a township Imperial
Tickton with Hull Bridge township Bartholomew
TICKTON-WITH-HULL-BRIDGE a township-chapelry Imperial
Weel township Bartholomew
WEEL a township Imperial
WOODMANSEY a township Imperial
Woodmansey with Beverley Park township 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 Beverley 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 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 14
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: York and Scarborough 3
William Camden Yorkshire: East and North Ridings 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: Hull to Chatsworth 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 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
Molescroft 0 2
Woodmansey 0 2
Storkhill 0 2
Weel 0 2
Tickton 0 2
Leconfield 0 3
Thearne 0 2
Eske 0 2
Meaux 0 3
Risby 0 2
Walkington 0 2
Routh 0 2
Wawne 0 3
Bishop Burton 0 2
Scorborough 0 2
Cottingham 1 2
Cherry Burton 0 2
Aike 0 2
Skidby 0 2
Lockington 0 2