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ELSTON, a township in Preston parish, Lancashire; on the river Ribble, 5 miles ENE of Preston. Acres, 934. Real property, £998. Pop., 53. Houses, 10.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
Details about the census records, and indexes for Elston.
The Register Office covering the Elston area is Preston and South Ribble
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"ELSTON, a township in the parish of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles N.E. of Preston. It is situated on the river Ribble."
In 1835 Elston was a township in the parish of Preston.
Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.
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administrative areas in which Elston has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD597330 (Lat/Lon: 53.791596, -2.613786), Elston which are provided by:
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Elston was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.
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