Lea  Lancashire


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

LEA, a township in Ashton-on-Ribble chapelry, Preston parish, Lancashire; near Lea-Road r. station, 3 miles WNW of Preston. The manor belongs to Sir Henry de Hoghton, Bart. There is an endowed school, with £75 a year.

Lea through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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