The Great Landowners of Lancashire

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Map of old Lancashire showing principal landowners
Map of Lancashire showing landowners owning 2,000 or more acres of land with an annual rental value of £2,000 or more who gave a Lancashire address to John Bateman for his Great Landowners survey

More information on those named below can be found at Bateman’s Great Landowners – Lancashire

No. Name Address Lancs acreage and annual rental value Total acreage and annual rental value
1 R. J. Aspinall Standen Hall, Clitheroe 1,314 acres, £3,182 2,743 acres, £5,480
2 Ralph Assheton Downham Hall, Clitheroe 3,670 acres, £4,610 3,741 acres, £4,800
3 William Meyrick Bankes Winstanley Hall, Wigan 2,398 acres, £14,130 73,865 acres, £18,572
4 Sir Edward Bates Bart. Bellefield, West Derby 17 acres, £300 5,647 acres, £6,510
5 C.H. Bird Crookhey Hall 2,052 acres, £4,622 2,052 acres, £4,622
6 Col. John Ireland Blackburne Hale Hall, Widnes 3,148 acres, £8,490 3,148 acres, £8,490
7 N. Blundell Crosby Hall 2,128 acres, £6,138 2,128 acres, £6,138
8 Thomas Weld-Blundell Ince-Blundell, Liverpool 10,400 acres, £60,000 10,400 acres, £60,000
9 William Fitzherbert-Brockholes Claughton Hall, Garstang 4,600 acres, £6,033 4,600 acres, £6,033
10 Thomas Brocklebank Springwood, Allerton, Liverpool 168 acres, £970 4,279 acres, £6,887
11. Samuel Brooks Manchester 684 acres, £6,762 2488 acres, £14,663
12. Viscount Cardwell Ellerbeck Hall, Chorley 1,317 acres, £3,574 4,557 acres, £8,861
13 Marquis de Casteja Scarisbrick Hall, Ormskirk 14,764 acres, £27,284 14,764 acres, £27,284
14. John Talbot Clifton Lytham Hall, Lytham 15,802 acres, £41,965 15,802 acres, £41,965
15 Earl of Crawford and Balcarres Haigh Hall, Wigan 1,931 acres, £31,763 13,480 acres, £39,252
16 Sir Charles de Hoghton Bart. Walton Hall, Preston 4,700 acres, £13,397 4,700 acres, £13,397
17 Earl of Derby Knowsley, Prescot 57,000 acres, £156,735 68,942 acres, £163,273
18 Sir Humphrey de Trafford Bart. Trafford Park, Manchester 7,300 acres, £30,750 9,800 acres, £36,510
19 William Charles Clifton-Dicconson Wrightington Hall, Wigan 4,380 acres, £9,983 4,380 acres, £9,983
20 J. Dugdale Ivy Bank, Burnley 4,016 acres, £2,062 4,086 acres, £2,151
21 Earl of Ellesmere Worsley Hall, Manchester 10,080 acres, £55,421 13,222 acres, £71,290
22 General C. M. G. Feilden Witton Park, Blackburn 2,611 acres, £7,314 2,611 acres, £7,314
23 Joseph Fenton Bamford Hall 2,936 acres, £2,961 2,936 acres, £2,961
24 Miss ffarington Worden Hall 2,604 acres, £6,023 2,604 acres, £6,023
25 William Foster Hornby Castle, Lancaster 10,841 acres, £8,000 12,725 acres, £9,098
26 R. J. B. Wilson-France Rawcliffe Hall 2,198 acres, £3,446 2,198 acres, £3,446
27 Rev. J. Gardner Pilling not given, not given 2,181 acres, £2,853
28 Henry Garnett Wyreside 3,511 acres, £3,178 3,511 acres, £3,178
29 William Garnett Bleasdale Tower, Garstang 4,703 acres, £5,476 4,703 acres, £5,476
30 Lt-Col Greene Whittington Hall 2,517 acres, £4,602 2,517 acres, £4,602
31 J. Hargreaves Burnley 2,194 acres, £5,657 2,194 acres, £5,657
32 Edward Fleetwood Hesketh Meols Hall, Southport 4,128 acres, £24,909 4,128 acres, £24,909
33 Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh Bart. Rufford Hall, Ormskirk 9,394 acres, £19,598 15,193 acres, £31,633
34 William Wilbraham Blethyn Hulton Hulton Park, Bolton 3,304 acres, £6,989 3,304 acres, £6,989
35 C. R. Jacson Barton 2,541 acres, £3,838 3,241 acres, £3,838
36 Earl of Lathom Lathom House, Ormskirk 7,213 acres, £21,869 7,213 acres, £21,869
37 J. Lomax Clayton Hall 2,988 acres, £6,291 2,988 acres, £6,291
38 Mrs E. B. Duxbury Duxbury 2,672 acres, £4,519 2,672 acres, £4,519
39 Thomas Horrocks Miller Singleton, Poulton-le-Fylde 3,223 acres, £5,856 3,223 acres, £5,856
40 Mrs Ormrod Wyresdale Park, Garstang 5,290 acres, £7,195 5,306 acres, £7,218
41 Thomas T. Townley-Parker Cuerden Hall, Preston 7,335 acres, £13,069 8,046 acres, £13,127
42 John Park Ollerton Hall 2,559 acres, £5,020 2,559 acres, £5,020
43 Henry Petre Dunkenhalgh, Accrington 5,754 acres, £10,995 5,754 acres, £10,995
44 Charles James Radclyffe Foxdenton not given, not given 2,811 acres, £2,361
45 Lawrence Rawstorne Penwortham Priory, Preston 4,369 acres, £10,666 4,369 acres, £10,666
46 Madame St. Clair Duxbury not given, not given 2,672 acres, £4,519
47 Myles Sandys Graythwaite Hall, Ulverston 3,304 acres, £3,050 3,305 acres, £3,995
48 C. M. G. Saunders Wennington 1,555 acres, £1,727 6,256 acres, £2,340
49 Earl of Sefton Croxteth Hall, Liverpool 20,250 acres, £43,000 20,250 acres, £43,000
50 Sir Ughtred James Kay-Shuttleworth Bart. Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley 3,171 acres, £4,853 4,142 acres, £5,296
51 J. Nowell Sidebottom Acres Bank not given,not given 2,600 acres, £11,182
52 Charles Henry Lionel Widdrington Standish Standish Hall, Wigan 3,080 acres, £6,962 3,080 acres, £6,962
53 Le Gendre Nicholas Starkie Huntroyde, Burnley 8,355 acres, £19,423 8,564 acres, £19,544
54 Rev Sir Richard Edwards Taylor Moreton Hall, Clitheroe 2,044 acres, £2,630 2,132 acres, £4,920
55 Sir Charles Henry Tempest Bart. Heaton, Lancashire 2,550 acres, £10,000 9,766 acres, £20,000
56 Daniel Thwaites Woodfold Park, Blackburn 2,177 acres, £21,328 4,569 acres, £24,828
57 H. Ward The Oaks, Clayton-le-Dale 2,226 acres, £3,783 2,226 acres, £3,783
58 Miss Watt Speke Hall 2,346 acres, £6,293 2,346 acres, £6,293
59 John Weld Leagram Hall 2,249 acres, £2,941 2,249 acres, £2,941
60 William Wilkinson Middlewood, Clitheroe 5 acres, £280 3,770 acres, £4,930
61 Earl of Wilton Heaton Hall, Manchester 8,013 acres, £27,338 9,871 acres, £31,234
62 Lord Winmarleigh Winmarleigh, Garstang 4,200 acres, £7,111 5,338 acres, £8,852

Who owned Lancashire – introduction

Bateman’s Great Landowners – Preface

Bateman’s Great Landowners – Lancashire

Bateman’s Great Landowners – Appendices

See also:

Great War conscription and Edwardian Preston’s ‘class ceiling’

Public School Prestonians

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