Speke  Lancashire


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

SPEKE, a township, with a r. station, in Childwall parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, and on the Warrington and Liverpool railway, 7 miles SE of Liverpool. Acres, 5,492; of which 3,020 are water. Real property, £5,165. Pop., 571. Houses, 89. S. Hall is the seat of R. Watt, Esq.

Speke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th January 2021

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