Place:


Weeton  Lancashire

 

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

WEETON, a township and a chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire. The township lies adjacent to the Preston and Wyre railway, 3½ miles NW by W of Kirkham; bears the name of W.-with-Preese; and has a fair on Trinity Tuesday. Acres, 2,876. Real property, £3,978. Pop., 465. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby.—The chapelry was constituted in 1843; and its Post town is Kirkham, under Preston. ...


Pop., 1,017. Houses, 194. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £110* Patron, the Vicar of Kirkham. The church was built in 1846. There is a national school.

Weeton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11019

Date accessed: 27th October 2021


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