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

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.

10 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.

10 years ago
Autumn walk at Preston Cemetery

You can take a special walk around Preston Cemetery in the final guided tour of the year.

10 years ago
Preston Corn Exchange: The wrong statue?

It’s easy to dislike the statue in front of the corn exchange (what is now The Assembly pub). The sculpture uses a lumpen style which provokes people to like or […]

10 years ago
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