This is the township of Claughton near Garstang. There is also a Claughton parish to the east of Lancaster.
"CLAUGHTON, a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster canal and the Lancaster and Preston railway, 2½ miles S of Garstang. Acres, 3,700. Real property, £4,690. Pop., 608. Houses, 110. Hall is the seat of the Brockholes family. There are a Preshyterian chapel of 1866, a Roman Catholic chapel, modern and in the Grecian style, a large Roman Catholic school, and the Garstang workhouse."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
Local studies information is held at Garstang library.
Details about the census records, and indexes for ClaughtonG.
The Register Office covering the Claughton area is Lancaster.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Claughton (Garstang) to another place.
"CLAUGHTON, a township in the parish of Garstang, in the hundred of Amounderness, in the county of Lancaster, 3 miles S.E. of Garstang. It is intersected by the Preston and Lancaster road, and the Lancaster and Carlisle railway. Hero the Roman Catholics have a chapel dedicated to St. Thomas, and a school. The lord of the manor is T. F. Brockholes, Esq. Claughton Hall is a fine building beautifully situated in extensive pleasure grounds."
In 1835 Claughton was a township in the parish of Garstang.
You can see the administrative areas in which Claughton (Garstang) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Some notes on the history of Claughton-on-Brock.
View maps of Claughton and places within its boundaries.
View a map of the boundaries of this town/parish.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD525435 (Lat/Lon: 53.885408, -2.724368), Claughton (Garstang) which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- 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