Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BURY a township, a town, a parish, two subdistricts, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BIRCH, or Birch-St. Mary a chapelry Imperial
Bircle St John ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Coupe Lench, Newhallhey, and Hall Carr township Bartholomew
COWPE-LENCHES, NEWHALLHEY, AND HALL-CARR a township Imperial
Edenfield ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
EDENFIELD a chapelry and a sub-district Imperial
Elton township Bartholomew
Foebank village Bartholomew
FOE BANK a village Imperial
Hall Carr hamlet Bartholomew
Heap township Bartholomew
HEAP a village, a township, and a parochial chapelry Imperial
HELMSHORE a village Imperial
HEYWOOD a town and a chapelry Imperial
Holcombe ecclesiastical district and village with railway station Bartholomew
Musbury township and village Bartholomew
MUSBURY a township Imperial
RAMSBOTTOM a small town Imperial
Rosebank hamlet Bartholomew
ROSE-BANK a hamlet Imperial
Shuttleworth ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
SHUTTLEWORTH a village and a chapelry Imperial
STARLING a village Imperial
Stubbins village with railway station Bartholomew
STUBBINS a village Imperial
Summerseat village with railway station Bartholomew
Tottington Higher End township Bartholomew
TOTTINGTON-HIGHER-END a township Imperial
Tottington Lower End township Bartholomew
TOTTINGTON-LOWER-END a township Imperial
Walmersley ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WALMERSLEY a village, a township, a chapelry, and a sub-district Imperial
WATERFOOT a village 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 Bury 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 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 2
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 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
Elton 0 2
Woolfold 0 1
Walmersley 0 2
Walshaw 0 1
Heap 0 2
Summerseat 0 2
Pilsworth 0 2
Tottington 0 6
Unsworth 0 2
Birtle 0 2
Radcliffe 1 2
Ainsworth 1 3
Heywood 0 2
Ashworth 0 2
Pilkington 0 2
Whitefield 0 3
Harwood 0 2
Hawkshaw Lane 0 1
Holcombe 0 2
Birch 0 2