Preesall  Lancashire


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

PREESALL-WITH-HACKENSALL, a township in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on Lancaster bay and the river Wyre, opposite Fleetwood. Acres, 3, 860; of which965 are water. Real property, £5, 351. Pop., 812. Houses, 180. The manor, with Parrox Hall, belongs to D. H. Elletson, Esq. A cemetery for this township and for Stalmine-with-Stainall, was formed in 1856; and there is an Independent chapel.

Preesall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 07th August 2020

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