Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
RICHMOND 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 Richmond 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.
Karl Moritz Chapter 8: London to Richmond 12
William Camden Berkshire, Surrey and Sussex 6
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 6
Karl Moritz Chapter 9: Richmond to Windsor 4
William Cobbett Sept. 25th to 29th, 1822: Kensington to Uphusband 3
William Cobbett Oct. 18th, 1826: Lyndhurst to Godalming 2
Karl Moritz Chapter 7: St. Paul's Cathedral 2
William Cobbett Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 1
George Head Tees-side 1
Paul Hentzner Arrival and London 1
Karl Moritz Introduction 1
Karl Moritz Chapter 11: Oxford to Derbyshire 1
Thomas Pennant June 26-July 3: Cheshire to the East Riding 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
Marble Hill 0 2
St Margarets 0 1
Petersham 3 2
Isleworth 5 5
Twickenham 3 2
Hatch 0 2
Ham 1 3
Brentford End 0 1
Brentford 15 2
Sheen 0 3
Strawberry Hill 0 2
Mortlake 1 2
Spring Grove 0 2
Kew 2 2
Scrattage 0 2
Fulwell 0 2
Whitton 0 2
Old Brentford 0 1
Hounslow 11 2
Teddington 0 2