Ribbleton  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ribbleton like this:

Ribbleton, township, Preston par., N. Lancashire, mostly in bor. of Preston, 649 ac., pop. 575; at Ribbleton Moor the Duke of Hamilton was defeated, in 1648, by Cromwell, and the insurgents, in 1715, by Generals Willes and Carpenter.

Ribbleton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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