Preston, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Marriage Of John Naughton & Ann Conroy

John Naughton (b.1842; Kings County, Ireland) & Ann Conroy (b.1851; Queens County, Ireland) were married in St Walburge's RC church, 3 April 1880. John was known as a "peaceable" & quiet man who played the ...Read full memory

A memory of Preston by Tracey Acton

My Mother Veronica Kenny Vera Preston Lancashire

My mom had a best friend, her name was Marie, who married Bill and my mother was their maid of honour. My family in Scotland still have the picture of the wedding day with Bill in his army ...Read full memory

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