Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
MIDHURST a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district 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 Midhurst 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 Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 2
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 2
William Cobbett Nov. 12th to 20th, 1825: Petersfield to Kensington 2
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Celia Fiennes Tunbridge Wells and Rye 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
West Lavington 0 2
Easebourne 0 3
Woolbeding 0 2
Stedham 0 2
South Ambersham 0 3
Bepton 0 2
Heyshott 0 2
Cocking 0 2
Iping 0 2
Selham 0 2
Linch 0 2
Lodsworth 0 2
Didling 0 2
Chithurst 0 2
Terwick 0 2
Treyford 0 2
Graffham 0 2
Trotton 2 2
Fernhurst 0 3
Elsted 0 2