Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Newark wapentake Bartholomew
Newark town Bartholomew
NEWARK a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred 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 Newark 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 7, Part 2: East Midlands 6
John Byng A Tour in the Midlands, 1789: Biggleswade to Newark 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 3
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: London to Yorkshire 2
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
John Wesley 1746-8: Severe Weather; Ireland; Wesley's Protest against Lawlessness 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 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
Winthorpe 0 2
Coddington 0 2
Balderton 0 2
Farndon 1 2
Hawton 0 2
Kelham 1 2
South Muskham 0 3
Langford 0 2
Averham 5 2
Holme 0 2
Staythorpe 0 2
North Muskham 0 3
Barnby in the Willows 0 2
Flawford 0 1
Thorpe 0 2
Danethorpe 0 2
Rolleston 1 2
South Collingham 0 2
Claypole 0 2
Bathley 0 2