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Preston photography project want your pictures of Lancashire – past and present

A Preston photography project is capturing the county and is looking for your photographs – old and new. Relative Strangers is a new photographic collective, working with Lancashire Archives, featuring […]

5 years ago
UCLan students record Lancashire Mill workers experiences

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) students carrying out a Community History Project entitled ‘Women in the Mills’. Are you a woman who worked in a mill in Lancashire? A group […]

8 years ago
What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

11 years ago
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