Anderton  Lancashire


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

ANDERTON, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; under Rivington Pike, near the Bolton railway and the Manchester and Leeds canal, 3¼ miles SE of Chorley. Acres, 1,175. Real property, £2,241. Pop., 243. Houses, 47.

Anderton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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