Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WISWALL, or Wiswell

WISWALL, or Wiswell, a township, with a village, in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 3 miles S of Clitheroe. Acres, 1,410. Real property, £2,597. Pop. in 1851, 747; in 1861, 465. Houses, 100. The decrease of pop. was caused by discontinuance of employment in prin works. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch-There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Whalley Tn/AP/CP       Lancashire AncC
Place names: WISWALL     |     WISWALL OR WISWELL     |     WISWELL
Place: Wiswell

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