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Preston, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Memories Of The Harris Orphanage

I have happy memories of the Harris orphanage. My two brothers and I spent 18 months there. We livd in no 7 and our foster parents were Mr and Mrs Perkins, who ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Frederick Porter

Docks Memory

Unfortunately, though this photo shows the timber quay, it doesn't show the timber! Sometimes Father took my brother and me to Preston docks, and this was always a wonderful outing. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Diana Dioszeghy

Preston,Fishergate. C.1965

I knew and worked with P.C. McGinty (P.C 100) in Preston Borough Police from 1965 to 1968, when I worked there as an Inspector, before moving again on promotion. By that ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Robert Dale