On this day … 14 May 1685

The Preston Court Leet was again facing its perennial problem, the seventeenth-century equivalent of today’s potholes, with most of the town’s streets ‘out of repair’. These were ‘the Churchgate townend [Church Street], Ribleton Laine, ye Laine Leading to Swillbrooke [Mainsprit Weind], ffriergate townend, Moore Laine, Long Causey on ye Moore [now Deepdale Road], Marsh Laine … Continue reading On this day … 14 May 1685