ECCLESTON (Great), a township in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 5½ miles SW of Garstang. It has a post office under Garstang. Acres, 1,412. Real property, £3,637. Pop., 641. Houses, 141. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Roman Catholics. See Copp.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)