Historic legal documents featuring Preston families up for auction

Preston Law Library notebooks date back to the 19th century Photo: Alan Lutman

A series of documents from Preston in the 19th and early 20th century are available for sale on eBay.







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Historical records relate to the Preston Law Library and the law firm Buck Dickson.

Law Library Records consists of two notebooks detailing membership, subscriptions, expenses, salaries, book purchases, binding charges and more.

The books cover the period 1837-1853 and provide insight into the life of a 19th century notary.

Inside one of the Preston Law Library notebooks Photo: Alan Lutman
Inside one of the Preston Law Library notebooks Photo: Alan Lutman

A large number of lots are also available relating to Preston solicitor Buck Dickson who originally held the notebooks.

Other records relate to local families and contain interesting stories that could help current generations research family history and genealogy.

Read more: All things history in Preston

Items are sold by Alan Lutman and can be viewed through his eBay Profile. Auctions are due to expire on Friday (March 11).

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