All posts tagged "Prescot History"

  • Warrington Road, Prescot: Vintage Photos

    Enjoy this selection of vintage photographs of Warrington Road in Prescot, courtesy of collector Alec Wallace. The first three appear to be from roughly the same era, showing Warrington Road looking away from Prescot, towards Rainhill. The...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Evelyn Pupils Relive the ’70s for Birthday Celebrations

    Evelyn Community Primary School in Prescot celebrated its 40th anniversary by going back to 1973. At an event attended by 40 VIP guests, pupils sang seventies ABBA hits and danced with umbrellas to the classic Morecambe and...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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  • Prescot Heritage Hub Opens Door on History

    Prescot Heritage Hub opens its doors again in September, with a regular programme of events and activities. The group, based at Space to Create on Eccleston Street, hosts year-round opportunities for the community to explore Prescot’s history...

    • Posted August 14, 2013
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  • £10.4m for Prescot Watch Factory Development

    A residential development on the site of the former Prescot Watch Factory has received £10.4 million in funding from the Department of Health. More than 70 new homes will be built on the site, which once also...

    • Posted July 29, 2013
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  • Where Was the Electric Globe Maker? Asks Prescot Roll of Honour Editor

    Reader Stephen Nulty writes: “Working my way through the 1911 census for Prescot, I have noticed the large number of young single women who were employed in the “globe” industry. Though I have not yet analysed the...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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  • Vintage Postcard Collection: Greetings from Prescot!

    In this hot weather, you may want to write to friends and family to let them know of the delights of this sunny corner of England. Courtesy of vintage photo collector Alec Wallace, here’s a selection of...

    • Posted July 15, 2013
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  • Photos of the BICC, Prescot, in Its Heyday

    Prescot Online reader David Butterworth has shared a fascinating album of photos from the old BICC. Head over to Facebook to see the full set.

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • Prescot Coat of Arms: History & Meaning

    If you walk past St Mary’s Church, Prescot, and down the cobbled street towards the Catholic Church of Our Lady and St Joseph’s, you’ll spy a coat of arms on the wall of number eight, Vicarage Place....

    • Posted May 12, 2013
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