Place:


Greenhalgh  Lancashire

 

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

GREENALGH (or GREENHALGH) WITH THISTLETON, a township in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; gear the Fleetwood railway, 3 miles NW of Kirkham. It includes Esprick hamlet; and has ruins of a castle, said to have been built by the first Earl of Derby, and seeming to have comprised seven or einht towers of much heinht and strength. Acres, 1,821. Real property, £4, 082. Pop., 383. Houses, 75. There is an Independent chapel.

Greenhalgh through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10275

Date accessed: 12th December 2019


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