Preston Richard  Westmorland


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

PRESTON-RICHARD, a township in Heversham parish, Westmoreland; in the valley of the Beetha river, to the E of Heversham. It contains the hamlets of Crooklands, Endmoor, and Milton. Acres, 1, 760. Real property, £3, 337. Pop., 504. Houses, 83. There are gun-powder-works.

Preston Richard through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Preston Richard, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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