Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Inveresk a village and a coast parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Carberry a hill an Groome
Carberry Hill Bartholomew
Cowpits village Bartholomew
Cowpits a village Groome
Craighall, Old a collier village, with a school Groome
Crossgatehall a hamlet Groome
Crossgatehall hamlet Bartholomew
Edgebucklin Brae Bartholomew
Hailes, New seat Bartholomew
Levenhall village Bartholomew
Monkton a mansion Groome
Monktonhall hamlet Bartholomew
Monktonhall a hamlet Groome
Newhailes a mansion Groome
Old Craighall colliery village Bartholomew
Pinkie an estate, with a mansion Groome
Pinkie House seat Bartholomew
Smeaton a railway station Groome
Smeaton railway station Bartholomew
Wallyford colliery village Bartholomew
Wallyford a collier village Groome

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 Inveresk 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland 4

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
Pinkie 0 2
Musselburgh 16 2
Carberry 0 2
Smeaton 0 2
Esk 0 2
Morrisons Haven 0 2
Millerhill 0 1
Easter Duddingston 0 1
Newton 0 2
Cousland 0 2
Prestonpans 4 4
Lugton 0 2
Portobello 0 2
Elphinstone 0 2
Dalkeith 8 2
Craigmillar 0 2
Tranent 0 2
Newbattle 5 2
Cockenzie 0 2
Duddingston 0 3