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Elswick, Lancashire

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Elswick, Lancashire

Elswick is a rural village and civil parish in the English county of Lancashire, situated on the coastal plain called the Fylde. As of the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 1,057. At the time of the Norman conquest of England in 1066, Elswick was a small agricultural community in the hundred of Amounderness. The village was originally part of the ecclesiastical parish of St Michael's on Wyre. A Nonconformist chapel was built in Elswick before 1650.
DistrictFylde
Post townPRESTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4238
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01995
Population1,057 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Elswick, Lancashire has been known in the past

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Elswick, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Elswick, township, St Michael on Wyre par., N. Lancashire, 4 m. N. of Kirkham, 1037 ac., pop. 242; P.O.

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