Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
BARTON a subdistrict Imperial
Barton-on-Humber market town with railway station Bartholomew
Barton St Mary parish Bartholomew
Barton St Peter parish Bartholomew

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 Barton upon Humber 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 2
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 2: Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 1: The Trent Valley 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 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
South Ferriby 0 3
Barrow upon Humber 0 2
Horkstow 0 2
Hessle 2 2
Saxby All Saints 0 1
Thornton Curtis 1 4
Reads Island 0 2
New Holland 0 3
Bonby 0 2
Melton 0 2
North Ferriby 2 4
Swanland 2 2
Wootton 0 2
Worlaby 0 2
Anlaby 2 2
Dairy Coates 0 2
Welton 0 2
Kirk Ella 2 3
West Ella 2 2
Newington 0 3