Preston, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 recognition. In the court there was a shop ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Diana Dioszeghy

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 so were markets, unfortunately times and ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Ged Dolanbrown

Preston Royal Infirmary (Maternity)

My mother was a midwife sister during the 1940s and early 1950s at the old PRI. She must have delivered lots of babies from the area during this time. There was once a photo of her in the LEP with 3 babies ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston