Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LAMBETH a metropolitan suburb, a parish, a district, and a borough Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Brixton district and railway station Bartholomew
BRIXTON a metropolitan suburb, five chapelries, a subdistrict, and a hundred Imperial
DENMARK HILL a chapelry Imperial
Gipsy Hill ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
GIPSY HILL a chapelry Imperial
HERNE HILL a suburb Imperial
Kennington ecclesiastical districts Bartholomew
KENNINGTON a metropolitan suburb Imperial
Kennington Road ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Kennington, South ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Lower Norwood ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
NINE-ELMS a quondam hamlet, now a metropolitansuburb Imperial
NORWOOD a sub-district Imperial
Norwood, Lower ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
NORWOOD-ST. LUKE a chapelry Imperial
South Stockwell railway station Bartholomew
STOCKWELL a chapelry Imperial
Stockwell and Stockwell Green 2 ecclesiastical districts Bartholomew
TULSE-HILL a chapelry Imperial
Vauxhall ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
VAUXHALL a metropolitan suburb and a chapelry Imperial
Waterloo Road district Bartholomew
WATERLOO-ST. JOHN 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 Lambeth 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 Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 5 (London), Part 1: Overview and Suburbs 2
John Wesley 1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 4: Preaching and Pleasure Gardens 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
Kennington 0 2
Vauxhall 0 2
Newington 9 2
Walworth 0 2
Waterloo 0 5
Westminster 103 7
Nine Elms 0 2
Southwark 44 6
Tothill Fields 0 2
Pimlico 0 2
Borough 0 2
Camberwell 5 2
Victoria 0 1
Stockwell 0 2
Charing Cross 1 4
Strand 1 5
St James 0 2
Duchy of Lancaster 0 1
Middle Temple 0 2
Inner Temple 0 1