Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Rickmansworth small town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Batchworth hamlet Bartholomew
BATCHWORTH, or Batchworth-Heath a hamlet Imperial
Chorley Wood ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Hyde, West ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
HYDE (WEST) a chapelry Imperial
MAPLE-CROSS a hamlet Imperial
Mill End ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
West Hyde 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 Rickmansworth 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 Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 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
Batchworth 0 2
Mill End 0 2
Croxley Green 0 2
Chorleywood 0 2
Harefield 2 2
West Hyde 0 2
Cashio 1 2
Northwood 0 2
Moor Hall 0 2
Watford 7 4
Sarratt 0 2
Oxhey 0 2
Chenies 3 2
Chalfont 0 1
Langley Bury 0 2
Eastcote 0 2
Chalfont St Peter 0 2
Hunton Bridge 0 2
Ruislip 0 3
Chalfont St Giles 0 2