Croston, Lancashire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Croston, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Croston

Historic Maps of Croston and the local area.

Memories of Croston
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Read and share your memories of Croston itself or of a particular photo of Croston.

I remember going to Croston when I was very young, just having a walk round the lovely village and visiting the church. It was only a couple of years ago when I started to compile my family tree that I found out my Nanna's family on my dad's side were from Croston. In the mid 19th century my ancestors the Daltons were the blacksmiths of the village, I have since been back to take pictures of where they all lived and found ...see more

I have happy memories of visiting Croston in the late 1940s-early 1950s. My aunt and uncle, Margaret and Bob Chisholme, lived in part of the Rectory for a few years before moving to a large, rambling house in Station Road next to Walmsleys Corn Mill which was then a working mill. The Rectory was very cold I remember and the rooms were large. There was a water feature in the garden. There was woodland nearby where ...see more