Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WARRINGTON a town, a township, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Birch hamlet Bartholomew
BIRCH a hamlet Imperial
Burtonwood township Bartholomew
BURTON-WOOD a township-chapelry Imperial
COLLINS-GREEN a village, with a r station Imperial
Fearnhead hamlet Bartholomew
Glazebrook hamlet with railway station Bartholomew
Hollinfare ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
HOLLINFARE a chapelry Imperial
Howley tithing Bartholomew
HOWLEY a tything Imperial
MARTINSCROFT a township Imperial
ORFORD a hamlet Imperial
Padgate ecclesiastical district and village with railway station Bartholomew
PADGATE a village and a chapelry Imperial
Poulton with Fearnhead township Bartholomew
POULTON-WITH-FEARNHEAD a township Imperial
RIXTON a township and a sub-district Imperial
Rixton with Glazebrook township Bartholomew
Woolston cum Martinscroft township 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 Warrington 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 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 5
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Cheshire and Lancashire 3
George Head Liverpool 3
George Head Warrington and St. Helens 3
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 1: North Cornwall and Devon 1
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 2: The Peak District 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 3: South and West Yorkshire 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
Thomas Pennant September 18-23: The Borders and back to Cheshire 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
Little Sankey 0 1
Orford 0 2
Walton 0 4
Stockton Heath 0 2
Latchford 0 2
Poulton 0 2
Padgate 0 2
Fearnhead 0 1
Hulme 0 2
Great Sankey 0 2
Walton Superior 0 1
Grappenhall 0 2
Houghton Green 0 2
Acton Grange 0 2
Thelwall 2 2
Woolston 0 1
Penketh 0 2
Arbury 0 2
Appleton 0 3
Winwick 2 2