HOWICK, a township in Penwortham parish, Lancashire; near the river Ribble, 2½ miles SW of Preston. Acres, 879; of which 130 are water. Real property, £1,210. Pop., 93. Houses, 19. Howick Hall, a neat edifice, embosomed in wood, is the seat of T. Norris, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"HOWICK, a township in the parish of Penwortham, hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 3 miles S.W. of Preston. The township, which is of small extent, is situated near the river Ribble. Here is a branch school in connection with the Hutton school trust. Howick Hall is the principal residence."
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