Bilsborrow, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bilsborrow and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Eccles Family History

My great-grandfather, Joseph Eccles, built Bilsborrow Hall. He owned a number of cotton mills in Preston and played cricket for Lancashire. I have just started to look into our family history and will hopefully be able to post more comments later. Thank you for your memory Best wishes Peter Eccles

A memory of Bilsborrow by Peter Eccles

Bilsborrow Hall Garden

My great grandfather Thomas Bryce (Born 1869) was employed as a gardener at Bilsborrow Hall. He and his family lived in the Lodge at the end of the lane. If anyone has any information please contact me via this board.. Many thanks


My dad grew up in Bilsborrow in the house next door to the White Bull pub.    I spent many a happy day at my nanna and granddad's house.  My nanna used to be a cook at Bilsborrow Primary School and my granddad was a bus driver.  They were very involved with the community.   Our first born son is ...Read full memory