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AST ,!OYOT TILOEN FONDATIONS.

1897.

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A

TOPOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, & HISTORICAL

Account

OF THE

BOROUGH OF PRESTON,

IN THE HUNDRED OF AMOUNDERNESS,

County Palatine of Lancaster ;
ITS ANTIQUITIES AND MODERN IMPROVEMENTS,

INCLUDING A CORRECT

COPY OF THE CHARTER

GRANTED IN THE REIGN OF CHARLES II. ;
Biographical Sketches of Eminent Men ; an extensive Chronology, brought down to the

present time; with a Description of its Environs; the origin of the

GUILD MERCHANTS' FETE,

HELD HERE EVERY TWENTIETH YEAR; WITH MUCH NFOR-
MATION NOT GENERALLY KNOWN ;

A LIST OF
THE MAYORS, BAILIFFS, RECORDERS, AND REPRESENTATIVES IN
PARLIAMENT, WHO HAVE SERVED THE BOROUGH,

A DIRECTORY
FOR 1821, WITH A LIST OF THE STREETS, Courts, &c.
Compiled from the most authentic Sources, and published purposely for the use of
those Ladies and Gentlemen resorting to Preston Guild, which will be celebrated

in the Year, 1822.

BY MARMADUKE TULKET, 0. S. B.

"I present not my Topography to the Reader, as if I had chosen the best method of
ensuring his approbation, but as using the only means I possessed of engaging his
attention."
** It is our business to collect the valuable and scattered remains."

Preston:
PRINTED FOR AND SOLD BY P. WHITTLE;
Sold also by I. Wilcockson, Mrs. Walker, W. Addison, and L. Clarke, Presion; Clarke,
and Lecming, Lancaster; Branthwaite, Kendal; Williamson, Kirkham; Thomson,
Poulton ; Rogerson, Douglas, and Wood, Blackburn; Parker, and Bibby, Chorley;
Kaye, Grapel, Robinson & Sons, Muncaster, Smith & Co., Byewater & Co., Thos.
Smith, and Willan, Liverpool ; Banks & Co., Clarke & Co., and Fletcher, Mar
chester : Harrison, Warrington; Brown, and Lyon, Wigan; Longman, Hurst,
Rees, Orme, & Browne; Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy; A. K. Newman & Co. and W.
E. Andrews, Londona

1821.

28* : -

THE NEW YORK PUS CLIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILOAN FOUNDATIONS.

1897.

ENTERED AT STATIONERS' HALL

1. Wilcockson, Printer, Chronicle Office, Preston.

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