Old Maps of Preston

Historic Maps of Preston and the local area.

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 selling farmers' supplies, and my brother and I used to like going there, just for the fun of it and (...Read full memory)

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 born on Christmas Day. She was also in charge of the Premature Baby Unit there. She went on to (...Read full memory)