Preston, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Preston Market

It was a great market gaff to stand on, what a buzz. I had the time of my life there. The majority of the stallholders were legend and the locals were spot on. Times were good then and ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Ged Dolanbrown

St Josephs Orphanage

On Prestonblog there is a harrowing post by 'Marie' about this place, of which she has only bad memories. It was run by the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy who were ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Mary Rutley

Anchor Court

Between two of the shops on this photo runs a small lane called Anchor Court. It is still there, but all the houses which formerly lined it have been demolished or altered beyond all ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Diana Dioszeghy

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