Ashton  Lancashire


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

ASHTON-WITH-STODDAY, a township in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on the Preston canal, between the Lancaster and Preston railway, and the estuary of the Lune, 3 miles S of Lancaster. Acres, 1,439. Real property, £2,387. Pop., 184. Houses, 41. See Ashton Hall.

Ashton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th January 2022

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