The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"HUTTON, a township in the parish of Penwortham, hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 3½ miles S.W. of Preston. It is situated not far from the Ribble, on the old road from Liverpool to Preston. The village is wholly agricultural. The township contains 1,923 acres, of which more than one-third is marsh and water. Bricks and draining tiles are made here. In this township is situated the Hutton free grammar school. The principal residences are Hutton Hall and Penwortham Priory."