Local Societies

Chadderton Historical Society

Bury Local History Society

Lancashire Local history Federation

Salford Local History Society

Ramsbottom Heritage Gallery



Bury Family History Society

Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain, Tracing Jewish Roots.

The Scholes Family Website. An old Prestwich and Whitefield family.

Prestwich Parish Registers on line ( Including Whitefield)

GENUKI Lancashire. Online Genealogy resources.

Lancashire Record Office, Preston.


Local History

Prestwich Asylum / Hospital ; 4 pages of images …

St.Mary the Virgin C.E. Parish Church ( The historic church of Prestwich).

Historical records for Prestwich and Whitefield.

History of Prestwich ; Victoria County History of Lancahire Vol 5

History of Pilkington ( Whitefield), VCH Lancashire Vol 5

John Higson’s Prestwich site

John Bleasdale’s Prestwich pages

The Philips Family and Philips Park

Prestwich Workhouse


Local Contacts

Prestwich Clough Day

Ivan Lewis M.P. for Bury South

Your local Councillor on Bury Council…



Prestwich Videos on Youtube…

The Manchester Web. A collection of Manchester Links.

Multimap. Aerial views of the neighbourhood,-2.27426|16|8&bd=useful_information&loc=GB:53.52833:-2.27548:16|m25|M25

Old Maps. The 1848 O.S. Map online.

Latest News »

Pringle WALK

Pringle WALK

Pringle Walk The old path around the church defining the ancient oval churchyard, historically known as ‘The Bunks’, has been renamed ‘Pringle Walk’ in...

New Museum Display Feb 2019

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...


New Ian Pringle’s book

Ian’s latest book, published shortly after his death, is now available from the Publications section of our website. Prestwich from country parish to suburban...