The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"WRAY, a township and ecclesiastical district in the parish of Melling, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 10 miles N.E. of Lancaster, and 1 mile from Hornby railway station; there is also a station on the Lytham branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway at Wray Green. (The gazetteer has got this wrong, Wrea Green is a township in the parish of Kirkham 30 miles away). The township includes the hamlet of Botton. The village is situated on the junction of the two small streams, Hindburn and Roeburn, and contains a silk mill and a manufactory. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £50, in the patronage of trustees. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Fairs are held on Shrove Tuesday and 30th April for cattle."