FRECKLETON, a township-chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; near Naze Point, on the estuary of the Ribble, 2½ miles SSE of Kirkham r. station, and 7½ W of Preston. It has a post office under Preston. Acres, 2,659; of which 885 are water. Pop., 879. Houses, 188. A manufacture of sacks and sailcloth, which had been extensively carried on, was recently discontinued. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the p. curacy of Warton, in the diocese of Manchester. The church was built in 1838. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- The History of Freckleton by Peter Shakeshaft. ISBN I-85936-084-X
- The Quaker Burial Ground in Lower Lane, Freckleton, between Freckleton and Kirkham, has only one gravestone in it.
- Holy Trinity, Lytham Road, Church of England
- Preston Old Rd, Primitive Methodist
- Kirkham Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- Naze Lane, Plymouth Brethren
- School Lane , Society of Friends
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