Bexley Kent


Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bexley town and parish with railway station Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bexley Heath ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BEXLEY-HEATH a village and a chapelry Imperial
Blendon hamlet Bartholomew
BLENDON a hamlet Imperial
Bridgend hamlet Bartholomew
BRIDGEND a hamlet Imperial
Halfway Street village Bartholomew
HALFWAY STREET a village Imperial
Hurst hamlet Bartholomew
HURST a hamlet Imperial
Upton hamlet Bartholomew
UPTON a hamlet Imperial
WELLING 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 Bexley 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.
Charles Wesley 1738: Around London, and Oxfordshire 5
Charles Wesley Jan. 2 - Apr. 30, 1739: London and Oxford 2
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol 2
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1743: The Midlands 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 9 - Dec. 31, 1737: Oxfordshire, and down to Devon 1
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 2 - Feb. 27, 1743: Bristol and Bath 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 1
Charles Wesley 1745: London, Bristol and South Wales 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
North Cray 2 2
Bexleyheath 0 2
Crayford 2 2
Lamorbey 0 3
Wilmington 1 2
Welling 0 2
Ruxley 0 3
Foots Cray 3 3
Dartford 11 2
Halfway Street 0 2
Slade Green 0 2
Sidcup 0 2
East Wickham 0 2
Erith 2 2
Lessness 0 2
Belvedere 0 2
St Pauls Cray 1 3
Sutton At Hone 0 3
Hawley 0 1