Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
DUDLEY a town, a parish, and a sub-district Imperial
Dudley Castle Hill parish Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Darby End village with school Bartholomew
DARBY-END a village Imperial
Eve Hill ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Kate Hill ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
NETHERTON a village and a chapelry 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 Dudley 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 Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 2
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 2
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 1
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 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
Hartshill 0 2
Pensnett 0 2
Netherton 0 2
Lower Gornal 0 2
Kates Hill 0 2
Upper Gornal 0 1
Brockmoor 0 2
Darby End 0 2
Brierley Hill 0 2
Cradley Heath 0 1
Rowley Regis 0 2
Quarry Bank 0 2
Woodsetton 0 2
Old Hill 0 2
Reddall Hill 0 2
Brettel Lane 0 1
Dudley Port 0 2
Kingswinford 0 4
Sedgley 0 2
Cotwall End 0 2