Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Southport, a municipal borough and seaside resort in Lancashire, standing between the estuaries of the Mersey and the Ribble, 18 miles N. of Liverpool. It is essentially a pleasure town of modern origin, with fine broad streets, three public parks, winter gardens containing a theatre, aquarium, skating rink, and handsome public institutions of the usual kind. It gives its name to a parliamentary division of the county.