Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Kendal ward Bartholomew
KENDAL a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a ward Imperial
Kendal (or Southern) Division, The parlimentary division Bartholomew
Kirby Kendal Bartholomew
Kirkby Kendal municiple borough, market town, parish and township Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Burneside ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
BURNESIDE, or Byrneshead a chapelry Imperial
Crook township Bartholomew
CROOK a township-chapelry Imperial
Dillicar township Bartholomew
DILLICAR a township Imperial
Docker township Bartholomew
DOCKER a township Imperial
Fawcet Forest township Bartholomew
FAWCET FOREST a township Imperial
Grassgarth hamlet Bartholomew
Graveship, Nether township Bartholomew
GRAVESHIP (NETHER) a township Imperial
Grayrigg township and railway station Bartholomew
Greenbank village Bartholomew
GREEN BANK a village Imperial
HAY a hamlet Imperial
Helsington township Bartholomew
HELSINGTON a chapelry Imperial
HOLMESCALES a hamlet Imperial
Homescales hamlet Bartholomew
Hugil township Bartholomew
HUGIL a township and a chapelry Imperial
Hutton i' the Hay hamlet Bartholomew
HUTTON (New) a township and a chapelry Imperial
HUTTON (OLD) a township chapelry Imperial
Ings hamlet Bartholomew
Kentmere township Bartholomew
KENTMERE a township-chapelry Imperial
Kirkland township Bartholomew
Lambrigg township Bartholomew
LAMBRIGG a township Imperial
Natland village Bartholomew
NATLAND a village and a township-chapelry Imperial
Nook hamlet Bartholomew
NOOK a hamlet Imperial
Patton township Bartholomew
PATTON a township Imperial
Reston hamlet Bartholomew
Scalthwaiterigg, Hay, and Hutton I'th' Hay township Bartholomew
SELSIDE a township and a chapelry Imperial
Selside and Whitwell township Bartholomew
Skelsmergh township Bartholomew
SKELSMERGH a township Imperial
Sleddale, Long township Bartholomew
SLEDDALE (Long) a township-chapelry Imperial
STAVELEY a village, two townships, and a chapelry Imperial
Staveley, Nether and Over 2 townships Bartholomew
STRICKLAND-KETTLE and S. ROGER two town-ships Imperial
UNDERBARROW a township-chapelry, with two hamlets Imperial
Whinfell township Bartholomew
WHINFELL a township Imperial
WHITWELL a hamlet Imperial
Winster ecclesiastical district 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 Kendal 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: Lancaster to Carlisle 9
George Head Workington and the Lake District 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 5
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 4
George Head North Lancashire 4
William Adams On Tramp 2
George Head Liverpool 2
Thomas Pennant September 18-23: The Borders and back to Cheshire 2
William Adams Tramp Life 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
George Head Carlisle and the Solway Firth 1
George Head The Solway Coast 1
John Wesley 1757-9: "I do Indeed Live by Preaching"; Advice to Travelers; French Prisoners 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Kirkland 0 1
Nether Graveship 0 2
Watercrook 0 2
Scalthwaiterigg 0 2
Natland 0 2
Skelsmergh 0 2
Burneside 0 2
Strickland Ketel 0 1
Helsington 0 2
New Hutton 0 2
Docker 0 2
Underbarrow 0 2
Stainton 0 2
Sizergh 0 2
Bonning Gate 0 2
Patton 0 2
Sedgwick 0 2
Crosscrake 0 2
Old Hutton 0 2
Whitwell 0 2