Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Prestwich within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Prestwich, town, par., and township with ry. sta., SE. Lancashire - par. (containing the mun. bor. of Oldham), 22,023 ac., pop. 179,230; town and township, 4 miles NW. of Manchester and 5 miles S. of Bury, 1917 ac., pop. 8627; P.O., T.O.; has cotton mfrs., and contains numerous villas of Manchester merchants; at Prestwich is the county lunatic asylum.