Duxbury  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Duxbury like this:

DUXBURY, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; near the Wigan and Preston railway, and the canal, 2 miles S of Chorley. Acres, 1, 011. Real property, £3, 594; of which £1, 064 are in mines. Pop., 341. Houses, 64. Duxbury Hall is the seat of the Standish family.

Duxbury through time

Duxbury is now part of Chorley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chorley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Duxbury itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Duxbury, in Chorley and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 31st May 2024

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