Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Namptwich Bartholomew
Nantwich hundred Bartholomew
NANTWICH a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
ALVASTON a township Imperial
LEIGHTON a township Imperial
Leighton (or Leighton Chapel) township Bartholomew
MINSHULL-VERNON a village and a township Imperial
WILLASTON a township Imperial
Woolstanwood township Bartholomew
WOOLSTANWOOD a township 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 Nantwich 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.
Thomas Pennant Nantwich 12
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 3
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Cheshire and Lancashire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 2
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Durham to Shropshire 2
Thomas Pennant Chester to Bunbury 2
Thomas Pennant Wybunbury to Darlaston 2
George Head Cheshire 1
Thomas Pennant Gorhambury and Verulamium 1
Thomas Pennant Ampthill to Luton 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
Henhull 0 2
Willaston 0 2
Edleston 0 2
Stapeley 0 2
Batherton 1 2
Worleston 0 2
Acton 8 3
Alvaston 0 2
Baddington 0 2
Poole 0 2
Wistaston 0 2
Austerson 0 2
Rope 0 2
Burland 0 2
Hurleston 0 2
Aston Juxta Mondrum 0 3
Woolstanwood 0 2
Shavington 1 3
Sound 0 2
Baddiley 2 2