Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Darlington ward Bartholomew
DARLINGTON a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a ward Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Archdeacon Newton township Bartholomew
ARCHDEACON-NEWTON a township Imperial
Blackwell township Bartholomew
BLACKWELL a township Imperial
Cockerton township Bartholomew
COCKERTON a township Imperial
OXENHALL a hamlet Imperial
Oxneyfeid (or Oxenleyfield) Bartholomew
OXNEYFIELD a hamlet 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 Darlington 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.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 4
George Head Tees-side 4
William Camden Durham, Lancashire and Westmorland 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 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
Cockerton 0 2
Haughton le Skerne 0 2
Blackwell 0 2
Whessoe 0 2
Great Burdon 0 2
Archdeanon Newton 0 2
Oxneyfield 0 3
Morton Palms 0 2
Stapleton 0 2
Cleasby 0 2
Hurworth 0 2
Barmpton 0 2
Coatham Mundeville 0 2
Neasham 0 2
Brafferton 0 2
Sadberge 0 2
High Coniscliffe 0 3
Low Dinsdale 2 2
Manfield 0 2
Walworth 0 2