Publications

 
 
Prestwich Heritage Trail

Prestwich Heritage Trail

Complied by the late Ian Pringle, this guided walk takes you around the historic heart of Prestwich with a wealth of information about the buildings etc. Price £1.00 plus £1.00 p&p

 
Prestwich from country parish to suburban town. Part 1.

Prestwich from country parish to suburban town. Part 1.

Prestwich from country parish to suburban town. Part 1. The latest book from the late Ian Pringle. A brief historical account of the town followed by detailed analysis of the development of Prestwich and its historic buildings. Well illustrated throughout. An important contribution to the story of Prestwich by a knowledgeable expert. A4 size. Price […]

 

The Philips Family of the Park

An Album compiled and described by Ian Pringle, 2009 The current Philips Park was  one sixth of the medieval Pilkington Deer Park. The area of the park became a separate landholding in the seventeenth century. In about 1800 Robert Philips, a prominent Manchester textile merchant, acquired the park and built an Italianate villa there. The […]

 
Unsworth and SE Radcliffe 1932 Map

Unsworth and SE Radcliffe 1932 Map

This map shows Unsworth and moves west to cover north Whitefield area and ends with  the south east corner of Radcliffe. Price £2.50 plus £1.00 p&p

 
Saint Mary Prestwich ; A Description of the Churchyard

Saint Mary Prestwich ; A Description of the Churchyard

£5.00 plus £2.00 P&P Ian Pringle’s guide to the graves and monuments in Prestwich Parish Churchyard ( St. Mary’s) is now available. It includes a numbered plan of the churchyard showing where graves and monuments are located. Ian has been instrumental in getting many monuments in the  churchyard Listed by English Heritage. A very informative […]

 
St. Mary’s Church, Prestwich : A History

St. Mary’s Church, Prestwich : A History

St.Mary’s Church, Prestwich ; A History by Ian Pringle   A new account of the ancient Parish Church of Prestwich. Well researched and excellently illustrated. Price ; £3.00 plus £1.00 p&p

 
Postcards

Postcards

Postcards of old Prestwich and Whitefield are available ( below). Single Postcards cost 25p SPECIAL OFFERs ; Any 3 postcards for 60p Any  5 postcards  for £1 plus 60p. P&P Views of the Clough celebrating Prestwich Clough 1906 -2006 More Centenary Celebration postcards of the Clough Bury New Road 1900s. Bury Old Road in Edwardian […]

 
In Splendid Manner : Prestwich Roll of Honour 1914-1918

In Splendid Manner : Prestwich Roll of Honour 1914-1918

  “In Splendid Manner” Prestwich Roll of Honour 1914-18. David Galloway   The book, of 128 pages, lists biographical details of 275 local servicemen who lost their lives as a result of the conflict. The text is accompanied by 14 pages of colour and black and white images, including personal correspondence, attestation documents, places of […]

 
Rainsough, Kersal & Hilton Park O.S. Map 1907

Rainsough, Kersal & Hilton Park O.S. Map 1907

This map is centred on Rainsough Hill and shows southern Prestwich, Kersal Moor, Drinkwater Park  and the top of Kersal Price : £2-50 plus £1-00 P&P  

 
Whitefield & Besses o’ th’ Barn O.S. Map 1907

Whitefield & Besses o’ th’ Barn O.S. Map 1907

An excellent map which shows Whitefield before urban sprawl overtook it. Terraced streets clustered along Bury New Road, surrounded by fields and farms and Gentlemen’s residences. Is your house on it ? If not, what was in the area of your house before it was built ? Price : £2-50 plus £1-00