Picturesque and historic Wyre village throughout the years

The historic St Michael's Church
The historic St Michael's Church

Take a trip back to a bygone era and relive some historic moments with our black-and-white archive photographs of St Michael’s On Wyre over the last century.

Heavy rain caused a second river at St Michaels alongside Garstang Road, as far as the River Wyre bridge, in 1960

Heavy rain caused a second river at St Michaels alongside Garstang Road, as far as the River Wyre bridge, in 1960

Undated snap of St Michael's. This picture has been reversed and the white building is the Grapes Hotel

Undated snap of St Michael's. This picture has been reversed and the white building is the Grapes Hotel

The aftermath in the village of the flooding disaster of 1982, which changed the community forever

The aftermath in the village of the flooding disaster of 1982, which changed the community forever

Undated, historic picture showing the rural nature of the village

Undated, historic picture showing the rural nature of the village

Jeanette, 10, and Robert Gudger, 12, in the field behind their house on Blackpool Road, St Michaels, in October 1980

Jeanette, 10, and Robert Gudger, 12, in the field behind their house on Blackpool Road, St Michaels, in October 1980