1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
In 1868, the parish of Halton contained the following places:
"HALTON, a parish in the hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 3 miles N.E. of Lancaster. It is situated on the N. bank of the river Lune, and includes the chapelry of Aughton. The village is small, and the inhabitants chiefly engaged in agriculture. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £480. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester, value £479. The church is ancient. The parochial charities consist of a bequest by Thomas Withers in 1747, for the purposes of education, now producing £15 per annum. R. F. Bradshaw, Esq., is lord of the manor, and chief landowner."