The College History

Founded in 1894 as the Lancashire County Institute of Agriculture, Myerscough College is one of the oldest further education colleges in Lancashire. We have delved through our archives to bring you the history of our college, split into seven parts. It is the story of how we turned from a cheesemaking school to become one of the UK's largest land-based and sports colleges.

Part One: The 1890s – Hutton & The Lancashire County Institute of Agriculture 

Part Two: 1900 – 1930 – Growth & Wartime

Part Three: The 1930s

Part Four: The War Effort, Loveday & Winmarleigh

Part Five: Frank Peregrine & The Move To Myerscough

Part Six: A Visit From The Queen

Part Seven: The 1990s & Beyond – Incorporation & Myerscough College