Old Newspaper Articles Relating to Long Preston
These articles have been scanned, categorised and transcribed
by members of the Long Preston Heritage Group,
principally Frankie Wells, Catherine Fairhurst & Carol Bettridge.
These Articles from newspapers currently cover the period 1798 to 1897.
The main galleries contains images of the Newspaper Articles in JPG format.
They are sorted into seventeen categories, which are contained in separate Galleries.
Within each category, the files are displayed in date order YYYY-
Reference Code for the publication.
Some of the poorer quality images also have a transcription displayed alongside.
are shown below.
There is a separate page of links to Searchable Transcriptions, in PDF format,
to some of the articles. These PDFs are grouped by Category and by Publication.
Navigation through the galleries is very straightforward
When in the main viewing window there are several ways of moving through the images:
For full ‘pop up’ instructions click on the
This link to ‘Help’ also appears at the bottom of each gallery page.
For optimal viewing of the galleries your screen resolution should be set to at least 1024 x 768 pixels.
For many documents you will need to use the scroll bars to see the whole document.
The F11 key on your keyboard can be used to maximise the viewing area on your screen,
press it again to return to a normal sized window.
Document Image Quality
The quality of the images of the documents in these galleries are dependent on the quality of the original printed document; some are difficult to read so where possible transcriptions have been added.
Click here for a Table of Names which appear in the Newspaper Articles
& here for a List of the Publications from which the articles have been taken.