Great Eccleston  Lancashire


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

ECCLESTON (Great), a township in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 5½ miles SW of Garstang. It has a post office under Garstang. Acres, 1, 412. Real property, £3, 637. Pop., 641. Houses, 141. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Roman Catholics. See Copp.

Great Eccleston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 07th December 2019

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