WYERSDALE (Nether), a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 4 miles NNE of Garstang. It contains Scorton village and Dolphinholme cotton factory; and comprises 3,640 acres. Real property, £3,892. Pop., 667. Houses, 121. The manor belongs to P. Ormrod, Esq. Wyre Side is the seat of H. Garnett, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)