Place:


Fishwick  Lancashire

 

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

FISHWICK, a township in Preston parish, Lancashire; on the river Ribble, 1½ mile E of Preston. Acres, 672. Real property, £7, 431; of which £50 are in fisheries. Pop. in 1851, 1, 005; in 1861, 1,884. Houses, 318. Many of the inhabitants are factory operatives. Fishwick Hall is the seat of the Shaws.

Fishwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22492

Date accessed: 17th August 2022


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