Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dunmow hundred Bartholomew
DUNMOW a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
Dunmow, Great market town and parish with railway station 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 Great Dunmow 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.
William Camden Essex and Suffolk 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 2: Harwich and Suffolk 2
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: London to Bury St Edmunds 2

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 Dunmow 1 3
Barnston 0 2
Little Easton 0 3
Little Canfield 0 3
Black Chapel 0 1
Great Canfield 0 3
Great Easton 1 3
High Roding 1 3
Stebbing 0 2
High Easter 0 3
Lindsell 0 2
Tilty 1 2
Takeley 0 2
Ford End 0 1
Aythorpe Roding 1 3
Felsted 1 2
Broxted 0 2
Pleshy 3 2
Bush End 0 2
Bardfield Saling 0 3