Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
RUNCORN a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Acton Grange township Bartholomew
ACTON-GRANGE a township Imperial
Aston by Sutton township Bartholomew
ASTON-BY-SUTTON, or Aston-Sutton a township chapelry Imperial
Aston Grange township Bartholomew
ASTON-GRANGE a township Imperial
Clifton, or Rocksavage township Bartholomew
CLIFTON, or Rocksavage a township Imperial
Daresbury township with railway station Bartholomew
Halton township and railway station Bartholomew
HALTON a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Hatton township Bartholomew
HATTON a township Imperial
Keckwick, or Kekewick township Bartholomew
KEKEWICK, or KECKWICK a township Imperial
Moore township and village with railway station Bartholomew
MOORE, or MooR a village and a township Imperial
Newton by Daresbury township and village Bartholomew
NEWTON-BY-DARESBURY a township, with avillage Imperial
Norton township and village Bartholomew
NORTON a village and a township Imperial
Preston Brook village with railway station Bartholomew
PRESTON-BROOK a village Imperial
Preston on the Hill township Bartholomew
PRESTON-ON-THE-HILL a township Imperial
Rocksavage (or Clifton) township Bartholomew
Stockham township Bartholomew
STOCKHAM a township Imperial
STOCKTON-HEATH a village Imperial
Sutton township and village with railway station Bartholomew
SUTTON a township Imperial
Thelwall township and village with railway station Bartholomew
THELWALL a township-chapelry, with a village Imperial
Walton Hall seat Bartholomew
WALTON (Inferior and Superior) two townships Imperial
Walton Inferior and Walton Superior 2 townships Bartholomew
Weston township and village Bartholomew
WESTON a township, with a village Imperial
Weston Point village Bartholomew
WESTON-POINT a chapelry, with a village 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 Runcorn 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.
George Head Liverpool 9
George Head Warrington and St. Helens 6
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 2
George Head Cheshire 1
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 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
Halton 1 2
Clifton 2 3
Weston 0 2
Weston Point 0 2
Sutton 0 3
Stockham 0 2
Norton 1 2
Widnes 0 2
Appleton 0 2
Preston Brook 0 2
Cuerdley 0 2
Keckwick 0 3
Ditton 0 2
Aston By Sutton 0 3
Farnworth 0 2
Hale 0 2
Preston on the Hill 4 2
Fiddlers Ferry 0 2
Frodsham 2 2
Moore 0 2