Place:


Preston Brook  Cheshire

 

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

PRESTON-BROOK, a village in Preston-on-the-Hill township, Runcorn parish, Cheshire; on the Warrington and Crewe railway, and at the junction of the Bridgewater and the Trent and Mersey canals, 5½ miles S S W of Warrington. It has a head post-office, ‡ a railway station, a few shops, and numerous large warehouses for thetranshipment of goods.

Preston Brook through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Preston Brook, in Halton and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22674

Date accessed: 23rd March 2019


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