Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
NEWINGTON a quondam village, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kennington Park ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Walworth district and railway station Bartholomew
WALWORTH a metropolitan suburb and three chapelries 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 Newington 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 5 (London), Part 1: Overview and Suburbs 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
John Wesley 1785-90: Collects Money for the Poor; Visits House of Lords; Reasons for his Long Life 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
Walworth 0 2
Southwark 44 6
Borough 0 2
Lambeth 9 2
Kennington 0 2
Waterloo 0 5
Vauxhall 0 2
Horsleydown 0 2
Westminster 103 7
Bermondsey 1 2
Camberwell 5 2
Inner Temple 0 1
Tower of London 0 6
Middle Temple 0 2
Duchy of Lancaster 0 1
Strand 1 5
Charing Cross 1 4
St Katherine 0 2
Covent Garden 2 1
Tothill Fields 0 2