Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
TAMWORTH a town, a township, and a parish Imperial
Tamworth Castle township Bartholomew
TAMWORTH-CASTLE a liberty Imperial
Tamworth (or Northern) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bangley liberty Bartholomew
BANGLEY a liberty Imperial
Bitterscote liberty Bartholomew
BITTERSCOTE, or Biddescote a liberty Imperial
BONEHILL a liberty Imperial
Bonehlll liberty Bartholomew
Comberford village Bartholomew
COMBERFORD a village Imperial
Coton village Bartholomew
DUNSTALL a liberty Imperial
HOPWAS a hamlet-chapelry Imperial
Syerscote township Bartholomew
SYERSCOTE a township Imperial
WIGGINTON a township and 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 Tamworth 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.
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 8
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 3
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Birmingham to Suffolk 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
Thomas Pennant Coventry 2
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
Thomas Pennant Lichfield 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
Glascote 0 3
Amington 0 3
Wilnecote 0 2
Fazeley 7 2
Wiggington 0 2
Dosthill 0 2
Coton 0 2
Hopwas 0 2
Syerscote 1 2
Shuttington 0 2
Statfold 0 2
Comberford 0 2
Drayton Bassett 4 2
Hopwas Hays 0 2
Polesworth 3 2
Tamhorn 0 2
Thorpe Constantine 1 2
Dordon 0 2
Packington 0 2
Seckington 3 2