Roby Timeline - Part 1

  • 1066 Roby listed as 'Rabil', one of the manors held by Uctred

  • 1198 Robert de Lathom founded Burscough Priory (for Augustinians)

  • 1304 Robert de Lathom was granted the right to hold a market (Friday) and fair at St Wilfred's

  • 1372 Thomas de Lathom attempts to establish Roby as a borough