Maghull  Lancashire


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

MAGHULL, a township-chapelry in Halsall parish, Lancashire; on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and on the Liverpool and Ormskirk railway, 5 miles SSW of Ormskirk. It has a station on the railway, and a postoffice‡ under Liverpool. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £8,439. Pop., 1,144. Houses, 196. ...

The property is much subdivided. Maghull Hall is the seat of B. French, Esq.; Manor House, of H. M'Elroy, Esq.; and Moss-Side House, of T. Harrison, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £155.* Patron, the Rector of Halsall. The church is a good plain edifice, of varions dates. There are a national school, and charities £4.

Maghull through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2024

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