Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Frome river Bartholomew
Frome hundred Bartholomew
FROME a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial
FROME (The) a river Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ammerdown Park park Bartholomew
KEYFORD a manor Imperial
Keyford House seat Bartholomew
Woodlands ecclesiastical district 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 Frome 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.
Henry Vincent Feb. 26 to 27: Bath and Frome 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 4, Part 2: Somerset and Wiltshire 5
William Camden Dorset and Somerset 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 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
Selwood 3 0
Rodden 0 2
Orchardleigh 0 2
Elm 0 2
Berkley 0 2
Buckland Dinham 0 2
Woodlands 0 1
Lullington 0 2
Whatley 0 2
Marston Bigot 0 2
Nunney 0 2
Chapmanslade 0 2
Standerwick 0 2
Trudoxhill 0 2
Beckington 0 2
Laverton 0 2
Hardington 0 2
Chantry 0 2
Mells 0 2
Longleat 0 2