Earlstown  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Earlstown like this:

Earlestown, town with ry. sta. (Earlestown Junction), SW. Lancashire, 5 miles N. of Warrington, 14 E. of Liverpool, and 16 W. of Manchester, pop. 5497; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers; has mining, iron-founding, and engineering, and is the chief waggon depot of the London and North-Western Ry.; in the immediate neighbourhood are the Sankey sugar works.

Earlstown through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th March 2019

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