"BARTON, a township in Preston parish, and a chapelry in Preston, Kirkham, Lancaster, and Garstang parishes, Lancashire. The township has a station on the Northwestern railway, 5½ miles N-of Preston. Acres, 2,536. Real property, £3,782. Pop., 343. Houses, 67. Barton Hall and Barton Lodge are within the limits. The chapelry was constituted in 1850; and its Post Town is Preston. Pop., 886. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £120.* Patron, R. Jacson, Esq., and G. Marton, Esq."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
Local studies information is held at Preston library.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Barton.
The Register Office covering the Barton area is Preston and South Ribble
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"BARTON, a township and chapelry in the parish of Preston, and hundred of Amounderness, in the county palatine of Lancashire, 6 miles to the N.W. of Preston. The Lancaster and Preston Junction railway passes through it. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £120, in the patronage of C. R. Jackson and G. Marton, Esqs., alternately. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence. In the vicinity are Barton Hall and Barton Lodge."
"ST. LAWRENCE, a chapelry in the parish of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 6 miles N.W. of Preston."
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In 1835 Barton was a township in the parish of Preston.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD526374 (Lat/Lon: 53.831086, -2.722314), Barton which are provided by:
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- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society - Fylde Branch
- Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society - Preston Branch
- Lancashire Parish Register Society