Place:


Leyland  Lancashire

 

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

Leyland, town, par., and township with ry. sta., N. Lancashire, 4½ miles S. of Preston - par., 19,266 ac., pop. 14,116; town and township, 3726 ac., pop. 4961; P.O., T. O., 2 Banks; the trade is mainly agricultural. Leyland is a local government district.

Leyland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/403

Date accessed: 22nd October 2017


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