Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
KNUTSFORD a town, two townships, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bexton township Bartholomew
BEXTON a township Imperial
Cross Town village Bartholomew
CROSS TOWN a chapelry Imperial
MARTHALL a township Imperial
Ollerton township Bartholomew
OLLERTON a township Imperial
TOFT a township and 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 Knutsford 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 Shropshire and Cheshire 1
John Wesley 1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 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
Cross Town 0 2
Bexton 0 2
Toft 0 2
Tatton 0 2
Ollerton 0 2
Rostherne 0 2
Tabley Superior 0 2
Mobberley 0 2
Tabley Inferior 1 2
Peover Inferior 0 4
Marthall 0 2
Little Warford 0 1
Plumley 0 2
Over Peover 1 5
Great Warford 0 2
Mere 0 2
Bucklow 0 2
Nether Peover 0 3
Ashley 0 2
Hoo Green 0 2