Cronton  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cronton like this:

CRONTON, a township in Prescot parish, Lancashire; adjacent to the Runcorn railway, 3¼ miles SSE of Prescot. It includes the village of Cronton-Smithies and the hamlet of Cronton-Townend. Acres, 1, 121. Real property, £2, 599. Pop., 412. Houses, 69.

Cronton through time

Cronton is now part of Knowsley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Knowsley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cronton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cronton, in Knowsley and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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