Wiswell  Lancashire


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

WISWALL, or Wiswell, a township, with a village, in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 3 miles S of Clitheroe. Acres, 1,410. Real property, £2,597. Pop. in 1851, 747; in 1861, 465. Houses, 100. The decrease of pop. was caused by discontinuance of employment in prin works. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch-There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

Wiswell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

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