Preston on the Hill  Cheshire


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

PRESTON-ON-THE-HILL, a township in Runcorn parish, Cheshire; at the junction of the Bridgewater and the Trent and Mersey canals, and on the Warrington and Crewe railway, 5½ miles S S W of Warrington. It contains a village of its own name, and the village and r. station of Preston-Brook. Acres, 1, 122. Real property, £2, 300. Pop., 596. Houses, 99. The manor belongs to F. H. Barker, Esq. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Preston on the Hill through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Preston on the Hill, in Halton and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th May 2024

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