Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BERWICK a district Imperial
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED a town, a parish, and a subdistrict 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 Berwick upon Tweed 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 Northumberland 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland 4
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 3
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 3
James Boswell November 8th to 22nd, 1773: Back to Edinburgh 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 9: Eastern Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland 2
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 2
Thomas Pennant July 17-23: The Borders and Edinburgh 2
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 2
James Boswell August 18th to 20th, 1773: From Edinburgh to Montrose 1
William Camden Cumberland 1
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 1
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 1: Through Essex to Colchester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
Feargus O'Connor O'Connor's tour of Scotland, January 1839 1
Thomas Pennant September 18-23: The Borders and back to Cheshire 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
Halidon Hill 0 2
Tweedmouth 0 2
Spittle 0 2
Ord 0 2
Lamberton 0 2
Mordington 2 2
Loanend 0 1
Longridge 0 2
Horncliffe 0 2
Foulden 0 2
Thornton 0 2
Scremerston 0 2
Hutton 0 2
Burnmouth 0 2
Shoreswood 0 2
Ancroft 0 2
Horndean 0 2
Ayton 0 2
Felkington 0 2
Grievestead 0 2