Links

 

Local Societies

Chadderton Historical Society

http://www.chadderton-hs.freeuk.com/

Bury Local History Society

http://www.burylhs.org.uk/index.html

Lancashire Local history Federation

http://www.lancashirehistory.org/

Salford Local History Society

http://www.colsal.org.uk/sites/salfordlocalhistorysociety/History.asp

Ramsbottom Heritage Gallery

www.ramsbottomheritage.org.uk

 

Genealogy

Bury Family History Society

http://www.lfhhs.org.uk/bury/index.htm

Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society

http://www.mlfhs.org.uk/

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

http://www.jgsgb.org.uk/

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

http://www.scholesfamily.co.uk/scholes/index.htm

Prestwich Parish Registers on line ( Including Whitefield)

http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Prestwich/index.html

GENUKI Lancashire. Online Genealogy resources.

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/

Lancashire Record Office, Preston.

 

Local History

Prestwich Asylum / Hospital ; 4 pages of images …

http://www.countyasylums.com/mentalasylums/prestwich01.htm

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

http://www.stmarysprestwich.zoomshare.com/0.html

Historical records for Prestwich and Whitefield.

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=4528&pageid=30539&e=e

History of Prestwich ; Victoria County History of Lancahire Vol 5

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53002

History of Pilkington ( Whitefield), VCH Lancashire Vol 5

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53006

John Higson’s Prestwich site

http://www.angelfire.com/ab4/LocalHistory/index.html

John Bleasdale’s Prestwich pages

www.bleasdale.info/pwch

The Philips Family and Philips Park

http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4738

Prestwich Workhouse

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Prestwich/

 

Local Contacts

Prestwich Clough Day

http://www.prestwichclough.co.uk/

Ivan Lewis M.P. for Bury South

http://www.ivanlewis.org.uk/home

Your local Councillor on Bury Council…

http://www.bury.gov.uk/CouncilGovernmentAndDemocracy/Councils/DecisionMaking/Council/default.htm

 

General

Prestwich Videos on Youtube…

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=prestwich&aq=f

The Manchester Web. A collection of Manchester Links.

http://www.lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Manchester.html

Multimap. Aerial views of the neighbourhood

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?mapType=aerial&zoom=16&countryCode=GB&qs=m25#map=53.52832,-2.27426|16|8&bd=useful_information&loc=GB:53.52833:-2.27548:16|m25|M25

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

http://www.old-maps.co.uk/maps.html

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