Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Tempsford parish and village with railway station 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 Tempsford 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.
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September 2
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 1
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Thomas Pennant Northampton to Gothurst 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
Little Barford 1 2
Everton 1 2
Tetworth 0 2
Roxton 4 2
Blunham 3 2
Sandy 11 2
Great Barford 9 3
Eynesbury 3 2
Moggerhanger 4 3
Beeston 0 2
Eaton Socon 19 2
Abbotsley 0 2
St Neots 24 2
Barford 0 2
Gamlingay 1 2
Waresley 4 2
Potton 7 2
Willington 1 2
Wixamtree 0 2
Northill 6 2