Thornley  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thornley like this:

THORNLEY-WITH-WHEATLEY, a township in Chipping parish, Lancashire; 7½ miles W by S of Clitheroe. Acres, 3,179. Real property, £2,650; of which £76 are in quarries. Pop., 409. Houses, 82. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby.

Thornley through time

Thornley is now part of Ribble Valley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ribble Valley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Thornley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thornley, in Ribble Valley and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th April 2019

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