Aughton  Lancashire


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

AUGHTON, a chapelry in Halton parish, Lancashire; on the river Lune, 2 miles N of Caton r. station, and 7 NE of Lancaster. Post Town, Caton, under Lancaster. Acres, 1,900. Pop., 132. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £140.* Patron, the Rector of Halton. The church was rebuilt in 1864.

Additional information about this locality is available for Halton

Aughton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2021

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