Prestolee  Lancashire


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

PRESTOLEE, a chapelry in Prestwich parish, Lancashire; near Prestwich town. It was constituted in 1863; and its post town is Prestwich, under Manchester. Pop., about 1, 600. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300.* Patrons, Mrs. J. B. Crompton and W. J. Rideout, Esq. The church was built and endowed by the late Mrs. Crompton; and it has a largememorial window to her, put up in 1866.

Additional information about this locality is available for Prestwich

Prestolee through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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