Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WALSALL a town, two townships, 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 Walsall 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.
John Wesley 1743: Wesley Refused Sacraments at Epworth; Cornwall and the Scilly Isles 4
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1743: The Midlands 3
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 2
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 2
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 1
John Wesley 1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs 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
Birchills 0 2
Pleck 0 2
Bentley 1 2
Rushall 0 2
Blakenall Heath 0 1
Bescot 0 2
Bloxwich 0 2
Darlaston 9 2
Wood Green 0 1
Short Heath 0 1
Willenhall 0 2
Wednesbury 35 2
Pelsall 0 2
Aldridge 0 2
Portobello 0 1
Moxley 0 2
Essington 0 1
Great Barr 0 3
Wednesfield 0 2
Bilston 1 2