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This category relates to all things to do with history in Preston.

Do you remember…?

The alpine ski mural inside Pizzaland? Queuing all the way around the corner of the Odeon cinema in town and wondering whether you were going to get in? To brighten […]

9 years ago
Give your views on Preston’s city status

The thoughts of Preston’s people are to be captured in a ‘participatory documentary’ this weekend, as the ‘Going Up Town’ booth makes its way around the city.

9 years ago
Old photos discovered of Avenham & Miller Parks

Photos have been discovered of Avenham & Miller Park during the Victorian era.

9 years ago
Mapping Preston’s old and current pubs

The number of pubs is rapidly in decline in Preston and thanks to data found via the Preston Lancs forum I’ve been mapping Preston’s pubs. The majority of them on […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What makes Preston’s history special?

Ahead of the 2012 Preston Guild, the Harris Museum is asking what makes Preston’s history special for a new exhibition.

9 years ago
Preston dock crane driver Richard Taylor

After the posting of photos and videos of Preston Docks on the web, I wanted to speak to someone who had worked there during its heyday – and one man […]

9 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage

Down Theatre Street in Preston (near the Post Office) is the former St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital as it became know.

9 years ago
Glimpse of Preston’s old docks

Photos and videos posted on the web have revealed what Preston’s old working docks were like in their heyday.

9 years ago
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