ALLERTON, a township, with a r. station, in Childwall parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SE of Liverpool. Acres, 1,531. Real property, £8,361. Pop., 559. Houses, 94. Here are Allerton Hall, Allerton Priory, the famous Allerton oak, and the ancient monument of Calderstone, supposed to be druidical. Allerton Hall was at one time the seat of Mr. Roscoe, anthor of the "Life of Lorenzo de Medici."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"ALLERTON, a township in the parish of Childwall, hundred of West Derby, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the S.E. of Liverpool. It is near the river Mersey. Allerton Oak is an ancient tree standing on a farm in this parish. Here too is the rude monument called Calder Stones, considered by some to be Druidical. Urns of clay, with human bones, have been dug up near it. Allerton Hall was once the seat of William Roscoe, the historian, author of the Lives of Lorenzo de Medici and Leo X. Allerton Priory is another seat here."
In 1835 Allerton was a township in the parish of Childwall.
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