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Burscough, Lancashire

Historical Description

Burscough, a township sub-district in the Ormskirk rural sanitary authority. See BURSCOUGH BRIDGE.

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


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

Ancient CountyLancashire 
Civil parishOrmskirk 
HundredWest Derby 
Poor Law unionOrmskirk 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with Lancashire Archives, have images of the Parish Registers for Lancashire online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Burscough from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Lancashire is available to browse.


Online maps of Burscough are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lancashire newspapers online:

DistrictWest Lancashire
RegionNorth West
Postal districtL40
Post TownOrmskirk