Urmston  Lancashire


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

URMSTON, a township, with a village, in Flixton parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, 5½ miles WSW of Manchester. Acres, 974. Real property, £4,511. Pop., 748. Houses, 158. The manor belongs to G. J. N. Ridehalgh, Esq. There is a Wesleyan chapel. John Collier, or "Tim Bobbin," was a native.

Urmston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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