Heaton  Lancashire


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

HEATON, a township and a sub-district in Lancaster district, Lancashire. The township is in Overton chapelry, Lancaster parish; lies on the river Lune, 2½ miles SW of Lancaster; includes the hamlet of Oxcliffe; and bears the name of Heaton-with-Oxcliffe. Acres, 1, 977. Real property, £2, 609. Pop., 165. Houses, 22. -- The sub-district includes three other townships of Lancaster parish, and all Heysham parish. Acres, 12, 865. Pop., 3, 455. Houses, 670.

Heaton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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