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Great Eccleston


1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"GREAT ECCLESTON, a township and ecclesiastical district in the parish of St. Michael-on-Wyre, hundred of Amounderness, county palatine of Lancaster, 6 miles S.W. of Garstang, its post town, and 6½ N.E. of Poulton. It is situated on the river Wyre. The abundance of rushes growing in this neighbourhood affords employment to a great many of the inhabitants in preparing them for market. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £130, in the patronage of the vicar. The church is an ancient brick structure, called Cop Chapel. The Roman Catholics, Wesleyans, and Methodists have each a chapel. There is an endowed, parochial school for boys and girls, also a Catholic day school. Fairs are held on the 14th April, Trinity Monday, and the 4th November.