Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WIMBORNE a district and a division Imperial
Wimborne (or Wimborne Minster) market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Badbury tithing Bartholomew
COWGROVE, or Kinson a hamlet Imperial
Gaunts school Bartholomew
Hillbutts village Bartholomew
HOLT a chapelry Imperial
Hound Hill place Bartholomew
Kingston Lacy seat Bartholomew
KINGSTON-LACY a manor Imperial
Leigh village Bartholomew
PAMPHILL a tything Imperial
Petersham hamlet Bartholomew
Stone House seat 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 Wimborne Minster 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 Dorset and Somerset 9
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 3
Paul Hentzner Westminster and Whitehall 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
Leigh 0 2
Cogdean 0 2
Little Canford 0 3
Pamphill 0 1
Kingston Lacy 0 2
Broadstone 0 1
Corfe Mullen 0 2
Canford Magna 1 4
Hinton Parva 0 4
Hampreston 0 2
Holt 0 2
Badbury 0 2
Hinton Martell 0 2
Chalbury 0 2
Lytchett 0 1
Shapwick 0 2
Kinson 0 3
Poole 10 3
Witchampton 1 2
West Moors 0 2