SINGLETON (Great and Little), a township-chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 2½ miles SE of Poulton r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Great S., under Preston. Acres, 2,860; of which 225 are water. Real property, £4,192. Pop., 338. Houses, 57. S. Lodge and Grange Hall are chief residences. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £110. Patron, T. Miller, Esq. The church was built in 1861; and has a tower with lofty spire. There is a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"SINGLETON, a chapelry in the parish of Kirkham, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 13 miles N. of Preston, its post town, and 3 S.E. of Poulton railway station. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on Wyre Water, and is wholly agricultural. The soil is of a clayey and marly nature. The chapelry includes the townships of Great and Little Singleton. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £110. The church, built in 1754, is dedicated to St. Anne. There are National schools for both sexes, also a place of worship for the Roman Catholics. T. Miller, Esq., of Preston, is lord of the manor."
In 1835 Singleton was a township in the parish of Kirkham.
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