GENUKI Home page Contents GENUKI
Contents
Gazetteer Lancashire
Gazetteer

E

 

Eacroft, 3 miles S. of Blackburn

B.

Eadsford Bridge, 1 mile S.W. of Clitheroe

B.

Eagle Bridge, Sharples. 3 miles N. of Bolton-le-moors

S.

Eagle Tower, 1 mile E. of Heapy Chapel

LL.

Easterly, 3 miles N.W. of Padiham

B.

Easthwaite Hall, (Furness) on the west side of Easthwaite Water

L.

Easthwaite Water, a beautiful lake, situated between Winander Mere, and Coniston Water. It is about 2 miles long and 1/2 mile in breadth. The vale in which this lake is situated, is not so magnificently grand, as those on its right and left, but it is thought by many persons to be more beautiful; the hills being either cultivated to their summit, or adorned with woods and coppice. This Water abounds with perch, pike, eel, and trout, but no char, notwithstanding it has a communication with Winander Mere, into which it overflows, about 2 miles S. of Curwen's Island

L.

EAVES, 6 miles N.N.W. of Preston

A.

Eaves, 1 mile N. of Pendle Hill

B.

ECCLES, a populous village, 4 miles W. of Manchester, a part of the township of Barton, although it is a parish, (in which the township of Barton is included) in the deanry of Manchester. The church is a venerable gothic building; the living a vicarage; patron, the King. This church has under it the following chapels of ease; viz. Pendleton, Swinton, and Ellenbrook. The last of which is a domestic chapel; patrons, the executors of the late Duke of Bridgewater. Eccles has much encreased in size of late years, and has a population equal to many market towns, although it has neither market nor fair, but for the riot and confusion, often to be met with at a fair, it amply compensates itself, at the annual wake, by that elegant, humane, and rational amusement, bull baiting

 

ECCLESHILL, 4 miles S.S.E. of Blackburn

B.

ECCLESTON, 41/2 miles W. of Chorley, a parish in the deanry of Blackburn. The living is a rectory; patron, R. Whitehead, Esq. Eccleston is joined as a township to Heskin

LL.

ECCLESTON, 3 miles N.E. of Prescot

W.D.

ECCLESTON (Great), 21/2 miles W.S.W. of St. Michaels on the Wyer

A.

ECCLESTON (Little), 3 miles W.S.W. of St. Michaels on the Wyer

A.

Eccleston Green, 1 mile S. of Eccleston church

LL.

Eccleston Hall, in Great Eccleston

A.

Eccleston Hall, in Eccleston

W.D.

EDENFIELD CHAPEL, in Tottington, 6 miles N. of Bury, in which parish it is situated: patron, the rector of Bury

S.

Edge End, Little Marsden

B.

Edge End, 2 miles W. of Bacap

B.

Edge Hill, 1 mile E. of Liverpool

W.D.

Edge Lane, 2 miles E. of Liverpool

W.D.

Edge Side, east end of Rossendale Forest

B.

EDGEWORTH, a township extending from 5 to 8 miles N.N.W. of Bolton-le-Moors

S.

Eel Heath, (Furness) 2 miles E. of Coulton

L.

Eel House, (Furness) 2 miles N.E. of Satterthwaite

L.

EGTON CHAPEL, (Furness) 2 miles N.N.E. of Ulverston, in which parish it is situated, and to which it is a chapel of ease; patron the vicar of Ulverston

L.

EGTON cum NEWLAND, (Furness) the townships adjoining on the N.N.E. to Ulverston

L.

Egypt, in Little Woolton

W.D.

ELLEL, in the parish of Cockerham, extends from 3 to 6 miles S. of Lancaster. It has a chapel of ease (3 miles S. of Lancaster) patron, the vicar of Cockerham

L.

Ellel Hall, 3 miles S. of Lancaster

L.

Ellel Hole, 51/2 S. of Lancaster

L.

Ellenbrook, in the township of Worsley and parish of Eccles, has a domestic chapel; patrons the executors of the late Duke of Bridgewater

S.

Ellerbrook, a rivulet which rises near Latham, and falls into the river Douglas, at Burscough

W.D.

Elmhouse Green, 2 miles N.E. of Up Holland

W.D.

ELSTON, 4 miles N.E. of Preston

A.

ELSWICK, 4 miles N. of Kirkham

A.

Elton Head, 2 miles E. of Prescot

W.D.

Eltonfold, near Bury

S.

Emmet Brows, in Over Wyer's Dale

L.

Emmet Hall, 2 miles E. of Colne

B.

ENTWISTLE, 6 miles N. of Bolton-le-Moors

S.

Entwistle Hall, 5 miles N.N.E. of Bolton

S.

Eskrigg, near Gressingham

L.

EUXTON, in the parish of Leyland, 2 miles W.N.W. of Chorley. The church is a chapel of ease; patron, the vicar of Leyland

LL.

Euxton Burg, Euxton

LL.

Euxton Hall, 2 miles W. of Chorley

LL.

EVERTON, a township adjoining, on the N.E. to Liverpool, in the parish of Walton, and is one of the most delightful situations in the north of England, commanding a charming prospect of the estuary of the Mersey, the mouth of that river, the Irish Channel, the Cheshire shore, and the distant mountains of Wales. It contains a great number of elegant houses, chiefly the residence of the wealthy merchants of Liverpool

W.D.

Extwistle Hall, 2 miles E.N.E. of Burnley

B.

F

 

FAILSWORTH, a very populous hamlet, extending for a considerable Distance on the road-side from Manchester to Oldham; distant 4 miles N.E. from the former place. At Failsworth are the remains of a Roman road

S.

Fair Oak, in Little Bowland

B.

Fairfield, (Furness) a mountain 3 miles N.N.W. of Coniston

L.

Fairfield, 21/2 miles E. of Liverpool

W.D.

Fairfield, 4 miles E. of Manchester; an establishment of the Moravians, similar to that at Fulneck in Yorkshire

S.

Fairhurst, in Bilsborough

A.

Fairhurst Hall, 1 mile N. of Douglas Chapel

LL.

Fairy Hill, 11/2 mile N. of Manchester

S.

Falling, near Rochdale

S.

Fallow Field, 31/2 miles S. of Manchester

S.

Famine Lodge, 4 miles S.E. of Manchester

S.

FARLTON, 71/2 miles N.E. of Lancaster

L.

FARNWORTH, (in the parish of Prescot) a township united with Rumsforth and Kearsley, 51/2 miles W. of Warrington. The church is a chapel of ease; the living is a perpetual curacy; patron, the Vicar of Prescot

W.D.

FARNWORTH, 8 miles N.W. of Manchester

S.

Farnworth Hall, 2 miles S.E. of Bolton-le-Moors

S.

Farr Houses, (Furness) 2 miles E. of Broughton

L.

FARRINGTON, 5 miles S. of Preston

LL.

Farrington Hall, 1 mile N. of Leyland

LL.

Farrington Moss, a large moss W. of Farrington

LL.

Farther Lane, near Old Accrington

B.

Farther Sawrey, (Furness) in Claife

L.

Faulkners, 2 miles N. of Garstang

A.

Fawig, (Furness) in Staveley

L.

FAZACKERLEY, a joint township with Walton, and the next to it on the N.E. side

W.D.

Fazackerley Hall, 2 miles N.E. of Walton

W.D.

Feanyside, 2 miles E.S.E. of Bolton-le-Moors

S.

Fell Field, 1 mile S.S.W. of Cartmel Fell Chapel

L.

Fell Foot, (Furness) at the south end of Winander Mere

L.

Fell Yate, 1 mile S.S.E. of Cartmel

L.

Fell Yate, (Furness) 21/2 miles E. of Broughton

L.

Fenny, on the sea shore, 5 miles N.N.W. of Poulton

A.

Ferne, in Little Bowland

B.

FERNHEAD, 21/2 miles N.E. of Warrington

W.D.

Fernhurst, 2 miles S. of Blackburn

B.

Fernyhalgh, 3 miles N.E. of Preston

A.

Ferret Hall, 2 miles N.E. of Winwick

W.D.

Fidler's Hall, (Furness) in Staveley

L.

FIELD BROUGHTON, in the parish of Cartmel, has a chapel of ease; patron, curate of Cartmel

L.

Field End, 3 miles N.E. of Cartmel

L.

Field Head, (Furness) 11/2 mile N. of Hawkshead

L.

Field Head, in Littledale

L.

Finch House, 3 miles W. of Prescot

W.D.

Fine Peters, 4 miles S. of Blackburn

B.

Fir Grove, 4 miles E.N.E. of Liverpool

W.D.

Firber, 3 miles N.E. of Pendle Hill

B.

FISHWICK, the township adjoining to and E. of Preston

A.

Flag Quarry, (Furness) 3 miles N. of Hawkshead

L.

Flakefeet, west side of Wyer Water

A.

Flax Moss, 1 miles S. of Haslingden

B.

Fletcher's Fold, 11/2 mile S.S.E. of Bury

S.

FLIXTON, a parish and township, 7 miles S.W. of Manchester, is situated in the angle which is formed by the conflux of the Mersey and the Irwell. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Litchfield, being an appendage to the Prebendary of Flixton in that cathedral, though the parish is in the deanry of Manchester, and the diocese of Chester

S.

FLOCKBOROUGH, 2 miles S.W. of Cartmel, in which parish it is situated, and under which it has a chapel of ease; patron, Lord George Cavendish. This place was once a market-town by charter, but the market has been long discontinued

L.

Fock, (Furness) near Lowick

L.

Foggs, in Claughton

A.

Foggs, Darcy Lever, near Bolton-le-Moors

S.

Fold, near Marton Moss

A.

Fold Green, 1 mile W. of Bentham (Yorkshire)

L.

Folds, near Leyland

LL.

Folds, in Heaton Norris, 61/2 miles S.S.E. of Manchester

S.

Folly, 3 miles W. of Garstang

A.

Folly, 1/2 mile S.W. of Preston

A.

Folly (The), 1 mile N. of Lancaster

L.

Fool Fold, near Livesey

B.

Fooler Hill, 11/2 mile N. of Garstang

A.

Force Forge, (Furness) 2 miles S. of Satterthwaite

L.

Force Mill, (Furness) 1 mile S. of Satterthwaite

L.

FORD, a township united to Litherland, Ayntree, and Orrel, 1 mile N. of Litherland

W.D.

Fore Gate, a suburb of Blackburn

B.

Fore Green, Nateby

B.

FORMBY, 11 miles N.N.W. of Liverpool, is in the Parish of Walton, under which it has a chapel of ease; patron, the rector of Walton

W.D.

Formby Land Marks, upon the sea coast, about 2 miles S.W. of Formby Church

W.D.

FORTON, 7 miles S. of Lancaster

A.

Forton Green, Forton

A.

Foul Yate, (Furness) near Easthwait Water

L.

FOUL-RIDGE, the township N. of Colne, and adjoining to the county of York

B.

Foul-ridge Hall, 2 miles N. of Colne

B.

Foulney, a small Island about 11/2 mile N.N.E. of the Southend Haws, of the Island of Walney

L.

Four Lane Ends, 41/2 miles N.N.E. of Preston

A.

Four Lane Ends, Hulton, 11 miles W.N.W. of Manchester

S.

Fourfooted Cross, 31/2 miles N.E. of Newton in the Willows

W.D.

Fourscore Acres, 1 mile E. of Wray

L.

Fowley Common, near Culcheth

W.D.

Fox Denton, 2 miles W. of Oldham. The coal mines here produce coals of an excellent quality

S.

Fox Field, (Furness) 2 miles S. of Broughton

L.

Fox Hall, Blackpool

A.

Fox Hill, 61/2 miles W. of Manchester, in the township of Barton-upon-Irwell

S.

Fox Stones, 3 miles S.E. of Burnley

B.

Foxes, in Cleveley

A.

Foxes, in Over Wyer's Dale

L.

Foxholes, near Rochdale, the seat of I. Entwistle, Esq.

S.

FRECKLETON, 2 miles S. of Kirkham

A.

Freckleton Warehouse, on the north side of the river Ribble, 1 mile S. of Freckleton

A.

French Wood, near Preston

A.

Friar Ground, (Furness) near Kirkby Chapel

L.

Friar's Cross, Quarn Moor

L.

Friar-mere, a hamlet in the parish of Rochdale, under which it has a chapel of ease; patron, the rector of Rochdale

S.

FULWOOD, 2 miles N.N.E. of Preston

A.

Fulwood Moor, 2 miles N.N.E. of Preston

A.

FURNESS ABBEY, 11/2 mile S. of Dalton, in Lower Furness; the venerable ruins of an abbey, founded in 1127 by Stephen, before he became King of England. It is one of the most perfect specimens of monastic architecture now remaining in the kingdom. For an animated description of these ruins, see Mrs. Radcliffe's Tour; and for a further account, see "Antiquities of Furness," and Whitaker's "History of Craven."

L.

Furness Fells, that part of Lonsdale Hundred, which is cut off from the rest of the county by Lancaster Sands, bordering on Westmorland to the E. and N. on Cumberland to the N.N.W. and the W. and by the Bay of Morcombe on the S.

L.

Futidge, near Burnley

B.


This gazetteer has been provided by John Turner, Email: JohnMTurner@compuserve.com
Hosted by Mythic Beasts Ltd.