FISHWICK, a township in Preston parish, Lancashire; on the river Ribble, 1½ mile E of Preston. Acres, 672. Real property, £7,431; of which £50 are in fisheries. Pop. in 1851, 1,005; in 1861, 1,884. Houses, 318. Many of the inhabitants are factory operatives. Fishwick Hall is the seat of the Shaws.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"FISHWICK, a township in the parish of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, county palatine Lancaster, 1 mile E. of Preston, of which it is a well-populated suburb. It is situated close to the river Ribble. Fishwick Hall, a very old mansion, is the seat of W. Shawe, Esq., who is lord of the manor."
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