Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Coleshill market town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Gilson village Bartholomew
GILSON a village 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 Coleshill 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.
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 7
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
William Camden Nottinghamshire, Derby and Warwick 1
Celia Fiennes 1697 Tour: The Peak District 1
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 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
Gilson 0 2
Hemlingford 0 2
Marston Green 0 2
Water Orton 0 2
Little Packington 0 2
Maxstoke 3 2
Sheldon 0 2
Bickenhill 1 2
Castle Bromwich 0 2
Curdworth 3 2
Lea Marston 0 2
Shustoke 0 2
Minworth 0 2
Great Packington 1 2
Nether Whitacre 0 2
Elmdon 0 2
Stechford 0 2
Kinwalsey 0 2
Marston 0 2
South Yardley 0 1