Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LEDBURY a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Parkhold township Bartholomew
PARKHOLD a township Imperial
WELLINGTON-HEATH a chapelry 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 Ledbury 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.
Henry Vincent Mar. 10 to 16: Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Hereford 6
Edwin Russell Oct. 22 to 26: Breaking up the Fallow Ground 3
William Camden Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
Edwin Russell Oct. 3 to 9: Northleach, then to Herefordshire 1
Edwin Russell mid-Oct.: Pembridge 1
Edwin Russell Oct. 11 to Nov. 1: Condition of Farm Labourers 1
Edwin Russell Nov. 6 to 8: Wellington Heath and Bishops Frome 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
Wellington Heath 6 2
Eastnor 1 2
Donnington 0 2
Little Marcle 0 3
Preston 0 2
Aylton 0 2
Coddington 0 2
Bromsberrow 0 2
Radlow 0 2
Munsley 0 2
Parkhold 0 2
Pixley 0 2
Colwall 6 2
Bosbury 6 2
Dymock 0 2
Upleadon 0 2
Little Malvern 0 3
Putley 3 3
Canon Frome 2 2
Much Marcle 2 3