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 »

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...


The Late Ian Pringle

Ian Pringle 1951 – 2018 It is with great sadness we have to announce the sudden death of our founder chairman and friend Ian Pringle. Ian was well known to...


Spring Programme

Dear Members, Our programme of events for 2018 begins on Tuesday March 20th at 7.30pm. with a talk from our former Chairman Ian Pringle. Ian will bring us up to...