Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Edmonton hundred Bartholomew
EDMONTON a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
BURY-STREET a ward of Edmonton parish Imperial
Highfield place Bartholomew
New Southgate village with railway station Bartholomew
PALMERS-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
SOUTHGATE a village and a chapelry Imperial
Southgate, New village with railway station Bartholomew
South Lodge seat Bartholomew
Winchmore Hill ecclesiastical district with railway station Bartholomew
WINCHMORE-HILL a chapelry, with a village 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 Edmonton 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 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 2
William Camden Middlesex and London 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 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
Lower Edmonton 0 1
Tottenham 6 3
Bruce Grove 0 1
Bush Hill 0 2
Palmers Green 0 2
Winchmore Hill 1 2
Noel Park 0 1
Chingford 0 2
Wood Green 0 2
Seven Sisters 0 2
South Tottenham 0 1
Ponders End 0 2
Haringey 0 2
Bounds Green 0 1
Waltham Forest 1 1
Enfield 21 2
Hornsey 1 2
Southgate 0 2
Highams Park 0 1
Alexandra Park 0 1