Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Prescot. You may be able to find further references to Prescot in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
PRESCOT a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Prescot.

Place Type of entry Source
Appleton village with railway station Bartholomew
APPLETON a village Imperial
Ashton Green hamlet Bartholomew
ASHTON-GREEN a hamlet Imperial
Bold township and hamlet Bartholomew
BOLD two hamlets and a township Imperial
Cronton township Bartholomew
CRONTON a township Imperial
Cuerdley township Bartholomew
CUERDLEY, or Cruerdley a township Imperial
Ditton township and railway station Bartholomew
DITTON a township Imperial
ECCLESTON a township and two chapelries Imperial
Haigh Green hamlet Bartholomew
Hammer hamlet Bartholomew
HAMMER AND PINCERS a hamlet Imperial
Hanging Birch hamlet Bartholomew
HANGING-BIRCH a hamlet Imperial
LANE-ENDS a village Imperial
Luntsheath hamlet Bartholomew
LUNTS-HEATH a hamlet Imperial
Marshall Cross Bartholomew
MARSHALL'S CROSS a place Imperial
Maypole hamlet Bartholomew
MAY POLE a hamlet Imperial
Moss Bank village with railway station Bartholomew
MOSS-BANK a hamlet Imperial
Parr township Bartholomew
PARR a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Parr Mount ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Penketh township Bartholomew
PENKETH a township Imperial
Rainford town and township Bartholomew
RAINHILL a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Ravenhead ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
RAVENHEAD a hamlet Imperial
Sankey, Great ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
SANKEY (Great) a township and a chapelry Imperial
Sutton township and railway station Bartholomew
SUTTON a township and a chapelry Imperial
Upton hamlet Bartholomew
Whiston township Bartholomew
WHISTON a township Imperial
WIDNES a town, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Windle township Bartholomew
WINDLE a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Prescot within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Cheshire and Lancashire 2

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Whiston 0 2
Huyton Quarry 0 2
Eccleston 0 2
Huyton 0 3
Knowsley 0 2
Rainhill 1 2
Thatto Heath 0 1
Roby 0 2
Ravenhead 0 2
Tarbock 1 3
Cronton 0 2
Little Woolton 0 2
Childwall 0 3
St Helens 8 3
Sutton 0 2
Hanging Birch 0 2
Knotty Ash 0 2
Gateacre 0 2
Croxteth Park 0 2
Windle 0 2