In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Peel like this:
Peel, eccl. dist. Little Hulton township, Deane par., SE. Lancashire, 3½ miles S. of Bolton, pop. 2809. See HULTON, LITTLE.
Additional information about this locality is available for Little Hulton
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 Peel has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Salford. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Peel and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Peel, in Salford and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st August 2014
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