Myerscough  Lancashire


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

MYERSCOUGH, a township in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, and near the Preston and Lancaster railway, 3 miles S of Garstang. Acres, 2, 740. Real property, £4, 263. Pop., 426. Houses, 79. The manor belongs to the Duchy of Lancaster. Myerscough Hall is the seat of Major E. Cunliffe; and Myerscough House, of J. Cunliffe, Esq. Fairs for fatstock are held on 15 April and the Monday after Rogation-day.

Myerscough through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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