Search the GENUKI Gazetteer. [Click the Gazetteer link at the top of the page, not the search box which searches GENUKI pages.]
The GENUKI Gazetteer covers the whole of England, Wales and Scotland and can be searched by place-name (or part of a place-name) or Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (six-figure, eg NZ183848). If there are multiple place-names matching the name you enter, you will initially be presented with a drop-down list of the matching place-names with their distances and bearings from London, England.
The Vision of Britain site provides: A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.
- read the guide to searching places, units and locations
- check the sources on which this excellent site is based
A searchable database of places in the 1891 census. This covers England, Wales and the Isle of Man and returns the County, Registration District, Registration Sub-District, PRO Piece Number and LDS Film Number.
The GENUKI Church Database, an online Parish Locator covering the whole of the UK. This includes facilities for listing other churches and parishes within any specified distance of the parish church.
The downloadable PARLOC program is available from Dave & Chris Bennett's site.
The Open Domesday project enables you to locates places (and their details) from the Domesday book.