Place:


Thornton  Lancashire

 

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

THORNTON, a township in Sephton parish, Lancashire; 6¾ miles N of Liverpool. Acres, 773. Real property, £2,401. Pop., 291. Houses, 55.

Thornton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10921

Date accessed: 24th January 2020


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