Leyland History

This page appears in its original form here – https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/lancs/vol6/pp10-17 Lailand, Dom. Bk.; Leiland, 1212; Leylond, 1256; Leylaund, 1259. This township consists of two portions. The main part, that to the east of the River Lostock,...

Around Leyland

This page is shown in its original form here. Situated within the borough of  South Ribble, approximately six miles south of the city of Preston. Leyland has a population of  37,000. Leyland is most famous for the bus and truck manufacturer Leyland Motors.  The truck...

Leyland St Mary’s Church History

This page is shown in its original form here – https://www.leylandstmarys.org.uk/history-of-stmarys/ Benedictine monks came to Leyland in 1845 and after using temporary chapels for several years, the first Church of St. Mary’s was built on Worden Lane in 1854...