The district obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Preston and its surrounding area have provided evidence of ancient Roman activity, largely in the form of a Roman road which led to a camp at Walton-le-Dale.
Because your computer is running an older version of internet browser, it no longer meets the features of modern websites.
On November 22, 1963, Johnson succeeded Kennedy as President following the latter's assassination.
Johnson won a landslide re-election in 1964, defeating Republican Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona.
Flemish weavers who settled in the area in the 14th century helped develop the industry.
In the early-18th century, Edmund Calamy described Preston as "a pretty town with an abundance of gentry in it, commonly called Proud Preston".
The sea represents the people, or a populated region (Revelation ).