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The Preston Magazine


The Preston Magazine since 2012, now on line.

The Preston Magazine, the free monthly magazine containing snippets of lesser-known history articles relating to Preston. Edited by Heather Crook since 2012. The magazine thanks advertisers for sponsorship and Penwortham Priory Academy for help and support.

Please note this website is hosting the magazines but has no association or influence on magazine content. Please contact the editor for all information:

Contact Details - Heather 07733 321 911
121 Broad Oak Lane, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0XA

Every copy is now available for download in pdf form on this website. Please click on the Month link below.

Year Month Issue   Featuring
  Autumn 25

Daddy Dunn

The Black Prince of Deepdale

Catholic College

  Summer 24

Daddy Dunn

VE Day 1945

Now and Then

  Spring 23


Preston Station Buffet

A Preston Lad

Eastertide 2015

  December 22

Preston Now and Then

Steeple Jack

Christmas 1930

  November 21

The Fish Stones


Rat and Sparrows

  September 20

Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

Private Joseph Smyth

Private James Green

  July 19

Old Betty Redhead

Diary of James Green

William Bernard Crogham

  April 18

Sir Tom Finney

Easter Celebrations 1893

War World 1 Diaries

  February 17

Diary of James Green 305712

Emmanuel CofE School

Shepherd Street Mission

  December/ Jan 16

Christmas in the Trenches

Preston Now and Then

Two Preston Mashers

  November 15

Raised in Ribbleton

Miss Andy Anderton

Pablo Fanque's Circus

  October 14

Preston Soldier's Diary

Preston's Motorway

The Regatta Inn

  September 13

Preston Riots

Preston Skating Rink

The Boulder Stone

  July August 12

Articles from Past Preston

Goosnargh Wakes

The Harris Orphanage

  June 11


A Preston Lad

Christ Church Clock

  May 10

Harris Orphanage


A Preston Lad

  April 9

Eastertide 1882

Easter Lifting

Preston Letter Carrier

  February/ March 8

Vicar's Bridge

Harris Orphanage

Patriotic Preston

  January 7

Preston Pleasure Gardens

Preston Guild Poem

A Preston Lad

  December 6

A Preston Lad's Christmas

Sweep's Row

The Bull and Royal

  November 5

Third Lancashire Militia

The Sun Inn

A Preston Lad

  October 4

Guild Hall

Thomas Swindlehurst

Torpedo Boat Trial

  September 3

September 2012

Guild Issue

  August 2

Pedestrianism in Preston

The Black Horse

A Preston Lad

Preston Regatta

  July 1 Preston Magazine July 2012 Issue 1

The Night Hawk

The Old Black Bull

Summer Beauty of the Parks

Mr Joseph Jackson

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