Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Markfield parish Bartholomew

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 Markfield 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.
John Wesley 1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 31, 1743: The Midlands 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1745: Yorkshire and Durham 1
John Wesley 1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg 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
Stanton under Bardon 0 2
Copt Oak 0 2
Thornton 0 2
Ulverscroft 0 2
Bardon 0 2
Bagworth 0 2
Bardon Hill 0 1
Ellistown 0 1
Abbots Oak 0 2
Ratby 0 2
Groby 5 2
Newtown Linford 0 2
Alderman Haw 0 2
Charley 0 2
Maplewell Longdale 0 2
Bradgate Park 0 2
Coalville 0 2
Hugglescote 0 3
Ibstock 2 2
Donington le Heath 0 1