Orrell  Lancashire


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

ORRELL and FORD, a township in Sefton parish, Lancashire; on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 4½ miles N of Liverpool. Acres, 728. Real property, £2, 753. Pop. in 1851, 279; in 1861, 358. Houses, 57. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of trade in Liverpool. Most of the land belongs to the Earl of Sefton. Ford Lodge and Hatton Hall are chief residences.

Orrell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th June 2024

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