Newton with Scales
NEWTON, a township, conjoint with Scales, in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; on the river Ribble, and adjacent to the Preston and Wyre railway, 1¼ mile E S E of Kirkham. Acres, 1,525; of which 295 are water. Real property, £2,647. Pop., 286. Houses, 62. The property is subdivided. A blue-coat school, for maintaining, clothing, and educating poor native boys and girls, was founded here in 1707, by John Hornbie; was re-built in 1864; and has an endowed income of about £600.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"SCALES, a hamlet in the parish of Kirkham, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 2 miles S.E. of Kirkham. It is in conjunction with Newton to form a township"
"NEWTON-WITH-SCALES, a township in the parish of Kirkham, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 1 mile S.E. of Kirkham, and 7 miles W. of Preston. It is a small straggling village, situated near the Fylde-road, from Kirkham to Preston. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. This township is in conjunction with Clifton-with-Salwivick. The inhabitants frequent the small chapel of Lund. There is a blue-coat school, founded in 1707 by John Hornby, for the maintenance, clothing, and education of boys of this township, the annual income of which now amounts to about £700."
In 1835 Newton with Scales was a township in the parish of Kirkham.
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