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Lancashire Archives in Preston city centre has reopened to visitors

Inside the Archives on Bow Lane Lancashire Archives has reopened to the public this week, giving people direct access to a range of valuable services and information once again. Visitors were welcomed back during Tuesday (6 […]

12 months ago
Discover your family history with these Lancashire Archives activities

Lancashire Record Office Lancashire Archives in Preston is putting on regular activities throughout 2020, to help local people discover their inner historian. This year marks the 80th anniversary of Lancashire Archives, which is based […]

2 years ago
Ferret found inside Lancashire Archives in Preston

The ferret was spotted inside the Archives Pic: Lancashire County Council A ferret has been found wandering the archives of Lancashire. Lancashire County Council is trying to trace the owner of the pet. It was discovered during Thursday (25 April) at […]

2 years ago
Whitsuntide in Preston and the tale of Paddy’s Rookery Riots

English Martyrs Church Whitsuntide procession in Garstang Road in 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive English Martyrs Church Whitsuntide procession in Garstang Road in 1920 Pic: Preston Digital Archive 2018 marks the centenary of the ending of World War One, it is also one hundred […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How you can research your family history in Preston (and eat cake)

The Lancashire Archives, located on Bow Lane, will be holding a ‘Cafe Archive with Family History’ event on Friday 10 March. The event will give families the chance to explore […]

5 years ago
Lancashire Archives will open their doors to celebrate Heritage Open Days

Lancashire Archives, on Bow Lane, Preston, will celebrate an annual heritage event by opening its doors to the public and encouraging people to discover their local history on Saturday 10 […]

5 years ago
Free art display at Lancashire Archives

Some of the impressive artwork produced by Lancashire Adult Learning’s staff and students will be on display in Preston this month. County Councillor Marcus Johnstone, Lancashire County Council’s cabinet member […]

5 years ago
Lancashire Archives has opening hours cut

Inside the Archives on Bow Lane Preston and Lancashire’s historic records will be available to the public for twelve and a half hours less each week. Lancashire Archives is to see its opening times slashed in […]

5 years ago
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