Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Chicksands Priory parish 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 Chicksands 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 in the Midlands, 1789: London to Biggleswade 6
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: September 3
John Byng A Tour of Bedfordshire in 1794: May 2
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 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
Campton 0 2
Clophill 2 2
Shefford 8 4
Haynes 2 2
Upper Gravenhurst 0 2
Meppershall 2 2
Southill 30 2
Lower Gravenhurst 0 2
Old Warden 15 3
Clifton 0 2
Silsoe 2 2
Upper Stondon 0 2
Maulden 2 2
Wilshamstead 0 2
Eastcotts 0 3
Henlow 5 2
Flitton 2 2
Shillington 0 2
Cardington 2 2
Higham Gobion 0 2