Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
CARISBROOKE a village and a parish Imperial
NICHOLAS (St.)-CASTLEHOLD, or St. Nicholas-in-the-Castle a parish Imperial
St Nicholas in the Castle parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bowcombe hamlet Bartholomew
BOWCOMBE a hamlet Imperial
CHILLERTON a hamlet Imperial
Clatterford village Bartholomew
CLATTERFORD a village Imperial
CROSS (St.) a place Imperial
Gunville hamlet Bartholomew
Hunny Hill hamlet Bartholomew
Marwell hamlet Bartholomew
MARWELL, or MARVEL a hamlet Imperial
PARKHURST a quondam extra-parochial tract Imperial
Parkhurst Forest 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 Carisbrooke 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 Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 4
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 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
Clatterford 0 2
Bowcombe 0 2
Marwell 0 2
the Isle of Wight 50 4
Newport 10 2
Shide 0 1
Parkhurst 0 2
Barton 0 1
Swainston 0 2
Blackwater 0 2
Gatcombe 0 4
Chillerton 0 2
Calbourne 0 1
Rookley 0 2
Northwood 0 2
Newtown 0 2
Arreton 0 3
Medina 0 2
Shorwell 0 2
Whippingham 0 2