Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
LEEK 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 Leek.

Place Type of entry Source
BRADNOP a township Imperial
Cawdry hamlet Bartholomew
CAWDRY a detached portion of Bradnop township Imperial
DIEULACRES a hamlet Imperial
Dieulacresse hamlet and vestiges of abbey Bartholomew
Endon village and township Bartholomew
ENDON a township and a chapelry Imperial
Fold hamlet Bartholomew
Heaton township Bartholomew
HEATON a township Imperial
Leek and Lowe township Bartholomew
LEEK-FRITH a township and a sub-district Imperial
Longsdon hamlet Bartholomew
LONGSDON a township Imperial
LOWE a township Imperial
Meerbrook ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
MEERBROOK a chapelry Imperial
Onecote township and village Bartholomew
ONECOTE a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Over Bradnop village Bartholomew
Rudyard township and railway station Bartholomew
RUDYARD a township Imperial
Rushton ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
RUSHTON two townships and a chapelry Imperial
Stanley hamlet Bartholomew
STANLEY a hamlet Imperial
Tittesworth township Bartholomew
TITTISWORTH 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 Leek 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 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
Lowe 0 3
Dieulacres 0 2
Longsdon 0 2
Bradnop 0 2
Tittesworth 0 2
Staffordshire Moorlands 2 0
Rudyard 0 2
Basford 0 2
Meerbrook 0 2
Gratton 0 2
Leekfrith 0 2
Cheddleton 0 2
Horton 0 2
Endon 0 2
Onecote 0 2
Wetley Rocks 0 2
Ipstones 0 2
Heaton 0 2
Consall 0 2
Bagnall 0 2