• Clarke’s bakery

    Hello I’m researching my family history and cannot find any further information on an ancestor past the 1939 census and I wondered if you or your members may be able […]

  • The Peel family

    My name is Sheila Millman ne Peel Born 1948 lived Hope rd went to Stand Grammar my dad was John Peel the dentist. Mr Evans owned the chemist in the […]

  • New Museum Display Feb 2019

    The new semi-permanent display in Prestwich Heritage Museum was unveiled on Tuesday 5th February by the Mayor, Jane Black. The display features several aspects of the history of Prestwich and […]

  • 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 […]

  • parish-map

  • parish-map

  • parish-map

  • parish-map

  • Excavation of St. Mary’s Rectory Garden, 2005

    Excavation of St. Mary’s Rectory Garden,  September 2005 Kieran Power, University of Manchester Archaeology Unit. Summary. An archaeological excavation was conducted by the University’ of Manchester Archaeological Unit (UMAU) and […]