In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dinckley like this:
DINKLEY, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; on a branch of the river Ribble, 6 miles N of Blackburn. Acres, 500. Real property, £652. Pop., 120. Houses, 24.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Dinckley has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Ribble Valley. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Dinckley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dinckley, in Ribble Valley and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 21st May 2013
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