Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
AUSTELL (St.) a market-town, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial
AUSTLE (St.) Imperial
St Austell (or Mid) Division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Carnrosemary village Bartholomew
Carthew village Bartholomew
Charlestown ecclesiastical district and seaport village Bartholomew
CHARLESTOWN a small seaport town and a chapelry Imperial
Holmbush village Bartholomew
POLMEAR, or Charlestown, in St Imperial
Treverbyn ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
TREVERBYN 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 St Austell 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Plymouth to Penzance 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 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
Charlestown 0 2
Biscovey 0 2
St Blazey 0 2
Treverbyn 0 2
St Mewan 0 2
Par 0 2
Pentewan 0 2
Tywardreath 1 2
Luxulyan 0 2
Restormel 0 1
Hewas Water 0 2
Mevagissey 3 2
Lanlivery 0 2
St Stephen in Brannel 0 2
St Ewe 0 2
Fowey 11 4
St Sampson 0 2
Roche 0 2
Creed 0 2
St Dennis 1 2