Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Christchurch hundred Bartholomew
CHRISTCHURCH a town, 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 Christchurch.

Place Type of entry Source
Bransgore ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BURE a tything Imperial
Burton place Bartholomew
BURTON a tything Imperial
Godwinscroft place Bartholomew
HIGH-CLIFF a seat and a chapelry Imperial
HINTON-ADMIRAL a hamlet and a chapelry Imperial
Hurn hamlet Bartholomew
HURN a tything Imperial
Iford, (or Iver) place Bartholomew
IFORD, or IVER a tything Imperial
Muddiford small watering-place Bartholomew
MUDDIFORD a village Imperial
PARLEY a tything Imperial
POKESDOWN a chapelry Imperial
STREET a tything Imperial
TUCKTON a tything Imperial
Winkton hamlet Bartholomew
WINKTON a tything 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 Christchurch 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 Wiltshire and Hampshire 3
Celia Fiennes Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 3
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 2: Salisbury and Dorset 2
William Cobbett Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth 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
Burton 0 2
Muddiford 0 2
Highcliffe 0 2
Winkton 0 2
Iford 0 2
Bransgore 0 2
Blackwater 0 2
Pokesdown 0 1
Hinton Admiral 0 1
Ripley 0 1
Sopley 0 2
Shirley 0 2
Boscombe 0 2
West Herne 0 2
Westover 0 2
Holdenhurst 0 2
Bournemouth 0 2
Hurn 0 2
Milton 0 2
Moordown 0 1