BISPHAM, a township in Croston parish, Lancashire; near the river Douglas, 2 miles E of Rufford r. station, and 6 NE of Ormskirk. Acres, 926. Real property, £1,740. Pop., 277. Houses, 48. A free grammar school here, founded in 1692, has an income of £162.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)