Rixton  Lancashire


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

RIXTON, a township and a sub-district in Warrington parish and district, Lancashire. The township lies5½ miles E by N of Warrington, and bears the name of Rixton-with-Glazebrook. Acres, 2, 840. Real property, £4, 298. Pop., 752. Houses, 151. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities £9.—The sub-district contains also two other townships. Acres, 5, 517. Pop., 1, 920. Houses, 379.

Rixton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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