Local Societies

Bury Archaeological Group

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

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.