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)
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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."
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