Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WOLVERHAMPTON a town, a township, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bentley township with railway station Bartholomew
BENTLEY a township Imperial
BILSTON a town, a township, three chapelries, and a subdistrict Imperial
BRADLEY a chapelry Imperial
Featherstone township Bartholomew
FEATHERSTONE a township Imperial
Hatherton township Bartholomew
HATHERTON a township Imperial
Hilton township Bartholomew
HILTON a township Imperial
Kinvaston township Bartholomew
KINVASTON a township Imperial
Pelsall township and railway station Bartholomew
PELSALL a township-chapelry Imperial
PORTOBELLO a village Imperial
Short Heath town with railway station Bartholomew
Wednesfield town and township with railway station Bartholomew
WEDNESFIELD a township and two chapelries 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 Wolverhampton 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 Borrow Bala to Dinas Mawddwy 11
George Borrow Llangollen Again 7
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 5
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 4
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 4
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol 1
Celia Fiennes Another tour of the Midlands 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

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
Heathtown 0 1
Blakenhall 0 1
Oxley 0 1
Ettingshall 0 2
Tettenhall 3 2
Penn 0 2
Wednesfield 0 2
Portobello 0 1
Bushbury 0 2
Bilston 1 2
Wrottesley 1 2
Deepfields 0 2
Moseley 0 2
Willenhall 0 2
Bradley 1 2
Coseley 0 2
Short Heath 0 1
Cotwall End 0 2
Moxley 0 2
Featherstone 0 2