Thurnham  Lancashire


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

THURNHAM, a township in Lancaster and Cockerham parishes, Lancashire; 4½ miles SSW of Lancaster-Acres, 1,219. Real property, £3,345. Pop., 717. Houses, 121. Much of the land belongs to Sir J. Fitzgerald, Bart. T. Hall is an ancient mansion. There are a handsome Roman Catholic chapel and an endowed school.

Thurnham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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