Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Ribbleton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Ribbleton, township, Preston par., N. Lancashire, mostly in bor. of Preston, 649 ac., pop. 575; at Ribbleton Moor the Duke of Hamilton was defeated, in 1648, by Cromwell, and the insurgents, in 1715, by Generals Willes and Carpenter.