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40 Vintage Photographs of Lancaster From the Late 1960s and Early ’70s

Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England, standing on the River Lune. Its population of 52,234 compares with one of 138,375 in the wider City of Lancaster local government district.

The House of Lancaster was a branch of the English royal family. The Duchy of Lancaster still holds large estates on behalf of Charles III, who is also Duke of Lancaster. Its long history is marked by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church, Lancaster Cathedral and the Ashton Memorial. It is the seat of Lancaster University and has a campus of the University of Cumbria. The Port of Lancaster played a big role in the city’s growth, but for many years the outport of Glasson Dock has become the main shipping facility. These fascinating photos from Graham Hibbert that captured street scenes of Lancaster from the late 1960s and early 1970s.  Stonewell, Lancaster

 

 Butlins John O’Groats to Lands End Race — Alfred Rozentall, Lancaster

 

 Hinde Street, Site of Silk Mill, Lancaster

 

Aldcliffe Hall, the Wishing Well, Lancaster

 

Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster

 

Brewery Lane, Lancaster

 

Carr House Lane, St Loyes Chapel, Lancaster

 

Caton Road Bridge, Lancaster

 

Caton Road Bridge, Lancaster

 

Cheapside, Lancaster

 

Church Street, Lancaster

 

Common Garden Street, Lancaster

 

Dr Barlings Nursing Home, High Street, Lancaster

 

Ffrances Passage, Lancaster

 

Golden Lion, Moor Lane, Lancaster

 

Golgotha Village, Lancaster

 

Green Ayre, Lancaster

 

Interior, Old Sir Simon’s Arcade, Lancaster

 

John O’Gaunt Gate, Lancaster

 

Lancaster Round Table Balloon Race, Lancaster

 

Monmouth Street, Lancaster

 

Moor Lane, Lancaster

 

North Road, Lancaster

 

Old Sir Simon’s Arcade, Lancaster

 

Old Station, Lancaster

 

Pitt Street, Lancaster

 

River Street, Lancaster

 

Site of Prince William Henry Field, Thurnham Street, Lancaster

 

St George’s Quay, Lancaster

 

Stonewell, Edward Johnson Memorial, Lancaster

 

Stonewell, Thomas Edmondson, Lancaster

 

The Canal Boat, Lady Fiona, Lancaster

 

The Canal Boat, Lady Fiona, Lancaster

 

The Canal, Dry Dock, Lancaster

 

The Canal, Fox’s Bridge, Lancaster

 

The County Cinema, Lancaster

 

The Dispensary, Thurnham Street, Lancaster

 

The Kings Arms Hotel, Lancaster

 

White Lion Hotel, Lancaster

 

 Windy Hill, Lancaster

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