Place:


Mount Pleasant  Lancashire

 

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

MOUNT-PLEASANT, a sub-district in the town and district of Liverpool; comprising Rodney and Abercromby wards of Liverpool borough. Pop. in 1851, 41, 997; in 1861, 47, 410. Houses, 6, 901. The Liverpool work-house, the Royal infirmary, the Ashton-street lunatic asylum, the Ashton-street lock ho ...


spital, the Hardman-street asylum for the blind, the Hope-street infirmary for children, the Myrtle-street boys' orphan asylum, the Myrtle-street girls' orphan asylum, the Melville-place infants' orphan asylum, the Falkner-street girls' Catholic asylum, the Falkner-street female penitentiary, the Oxford-street asylum for the deaf and dumb, and the Roman Catholic training college are here; and, at the census of 1861, had respectively 2, 426, 201, 85, 52, 85, 16, 117, 136, 60, 68, 78, 78, and 146 inmates.

Location is approximately that of the street ""Mount Pleasant"" in modern Liverpool.

Mount Pleasant through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21550

Date accessed: 23rd July 2019


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