British History Online
Gives searchable access to a wide collection of primary and secondary sources including much content relating to Preston, unfortunately about 20 per cent of the material is behind a subscription pay wall, including the calendars of State Papers.
History of Parliament Online
Contains a wealth of material about the political and social history of Preston
Christine Cox has created a really useful website providing contact details for hundreds of community organisations in Preston. It has a separate section on local history and nostalgia containing, at time of writing, some 63 links.
Preston Court Leet Records
David Berry has put on line a full transcription of the presentments given at the Preston Court Leet from 1653 until 1813.
Preston’s Inns, Taverns and Beerhouses
Steve Halliwell has developed a fascinating site documenting the history of almost every pub in Preston, past and present.
Contains articles relating to Preston history