About the Author
Peter Shakeshaft was born in St Annes, but lived in Freckleton from 1958 to 1967. He was educated at King Edward VII School, Lytham, and after leaving school worked for the Department for National Savings for thirty-seven years. He has had a lifelong interest in history and following retirement in 1995 began to research the history of Freckleton. He now lives in St Annes with his wife Maureen.