Wray, Lancashire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Wray, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Wray

Historic Maps of Wray and the local area.

My maternal family have lived in Wray unbroken from the end of the 19th century to now. My mother was born in 1912, one of ten children; 7 girls and 3 boys. She was brought up in Glen Cottage on Main Street. They are a remarkable family with four of the girls still alive; Ruth (102), the oldest living resident of Wray (...Read full memory)

I was born at Alcocks Farm and attended Wray School in the early 1940s before we moved to Arkholme. My Auntie Lucy was the headmistress at Wray School (Mrs Lucy Bateson) and the teacher in charge of the infants class was a Mrs Roberts. I also remember the Rev Bell being the Vicar at Wray and I think he (...Read full memory)