Barton  Lancashire


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

BARTON, a township in Preston parish, and a chapelry in Preston, Kirkham, Lancaster, and Garstang parishes, Lancashire. The township has a station on the Northwestern railway, 5½ miles N-of Preston. Acres, 2,536. Real property, £3,782. Pop., 343. Houses, 67. Barton Hall and Barton Lodge are within the limits.—The chapelry was constituted in 1850; and its Post Town is Preston. Pop., 886. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £120.* Patron, R. Jacson, Esq., and G. Marton, Esq.

Barton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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