Knowsley, Lancashire

Historical Description

Knowsley, a township and a parish in Lancashire, 2 ½ miles N by W of Hnyton railway station, and 3 NW by W of Prescot. There is a post and money order office under Prescot; telegraph office, Prescot. Acreage, 5058; population, 1150. The property all belongs to the Earl of Derby.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Lancashire
Civil parish Huyton
Hundred West Derby
Poor Law union Prescot

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