Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
FAREHAM a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, a hundred, and a division Imperial
Fareham (or Southern) Division parlimentary division Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Catisfield hamlet Bartholomew
CATISFIELD a hamlet Imperial
Fontley hamlet Bartholomew
Wallington hamlet Bartholomew
WALLINGTON a hamlet 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 Fareham 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 Cobbett July 30th to Aug. 2nd, 1823: Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire 5
William Cobbett Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey 4
William Cobbett Oct. 18th to 26th, 1826: Weston to Kensington 1
Robert Gammage On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast 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
Titchfield 12 4
Stubbington 0 2
Crofton 0 2
Hook Near Warsash 0 2
Sarisbury 0 2
Wickham 1 3
Swanwick 0 2
Rowner 0 2
Warsash 0 2
Portchester 1 3
Boarhunt 0 2
Elson 0 2
Curdridge 0 2
Alverstoke 0 2
Shedfield 0 3
Hamble le Rice 0 3
Bursledon 2 2
Calshot 0 2
Paulsgrove 0 2
Forton 0 2