Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Andover hundred Bartholomew
ANDOVER a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, a hundred, and a division Imperial
Andover (or Western) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
CHARLTON a hamlet Imperial
ENHAM (King's) a hamlet Imperial
HATHERDEN a hamlet Imperial
LONDON (LITTLE) a hamlet Imperial
SMANNELL, or Swanhill a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
WILDHERN a hamlet Imperial
WOODHOUSE a hamlet 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 Andover 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.
William Cobbett Oct. 7th Oct to Nov. 30th, 1822: Hampshire, Surrey, and Sussex 5
William Cobbett Oct. 11th to 16th, 1826: Burghclere to Lyndhurst 5
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 3
William Cobbett Aug. 24th to 28th, 1826: Burghclere to Petersfield 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 3: Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 3
William Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 2
William Cobbett Nov. 7th to 11th, 1825: Burghclere to Petersfield 2
William Cobbett Oct. 30th to Nov. 8th, 1821: London to Gloucester 1
William Cobbett Sept. 3rd to 6th, 1823: From Dover to the Wen 1
William Cobbett Oct. 31st, 1825: Winchester to Burghclere 1
William Cobbett Oct. 18th, 1826: Lyndhurst to Godalming 1
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester 1
Celia Fiennes Wiltshire and Dorset 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
Knights Enham 0 3
Smannell 0 2
Foxcott 0 2
Penton Mewsey 0 2
Hatherden 0 2
Penton Grafton 14 2
Upper Clatford 0 4
Goodworth Clatford 0 2
Tangley 2 2
Abbots Ann 0 2
Appleshaw 7 2
St Mary Bourne 0 2
Longparish 1 3
Hurstbourne Tarrant 34 2
Wherwell 1 3
Monxton 0 3
Pastrow 0 2
Fyfield 0 2
Hurstbourne Priors 1 2
Amport 1 2