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

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.

10 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 […]

10 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.

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
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

11 years ago
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