Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for NEWTOWN

NEWTOWN, a hamlet in Worsley township, Eccles parish, Lancashire; 3 miles N E of Worsley. The cotton manufacture is carried on; and there is an iron foundry.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Lancashire AncC

Pages for linked administrative units may contain historical statistics and information on boundaries.