Tockholes  Lancashire


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

TOCKHOLES, a township and a chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire. The township lies 3 miles SSW of Blackburn r. station. Acres, 2,050. Real property, £2,546. Pop. in 1851, 939; in 1861, 820. Houses, 164. The manor belongs to E. Shorrock, Esq. Two skirmishes occurred here in the civil wars of Charles I.—The chapelry was constituted in 1842. ...

Post town, Blackburn. Pop. in 1861, 2,542. Houses, 504. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £160.* Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church was rebuilt in 1833. There are an Independent chapel and two national schools.

Tockholes through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tockholes, in Blackburn with Darwen and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 09th August 2022

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