Kuerden Maps of Preston

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Title

Kuerden Maps of Preston

Subject

Maps of Preston that are the best surviving evidence of the townscape in the period around the 1715 Jacobite uprising.

Description

A series of hand drawn maps of the centre of Preston c.1684

Creator

Ascribed to Dr Richard Kuerden (1623-90?) of Kuerden near Preston. A physician by training, he began the task of compiling material for a history of Lancashire with Christopher Towneley of Carr Hall, near Burnley. He is known to have been staunchly loyal to the English monarchy.

Source

Lancashire Archives DDX 194

Publisher

Lancaster University

Date

1684

Rights

Reproduced by courtesy of Lancashire Archives, who retain all rights over this image. No further reproduction is permitted without written permission of Lancashire Archives.

Type

Map

Coverage

Seventeenth century

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Original Format

Hand drawn maps

Comments

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Citation

Ascribed to Dr Richard Kuerden (1623-90?) of Kuerden near Preston. A physician by training, he began the task of compiling material for a history of Lancashire with Christopher Towneley of Carr Hall, near Burnley. He is known to have been staunchly loyal to the English monarchy., “Kuerden Maps of Preston,” Local History Resources for Schools, accessed February 20, 2018, http://regionalheritage.omeka.net/items/show/66.