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Liverpool History Journal 16 (2017)

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The publication of the Society’s annual Journal is one of the highlights of the year. It is a high quality production containing articles on various aspects of Liverpool and Merseyside’s history, both ancient and modern, and illustrated with plenty of photographs, maps, engravings etc.

This year’s Journal , the Society’s 16th, contains fourteen articles.

  • Five Visitors to Liverpool over 300 Years – Brenda Murray
  • ‘For the sake of suffering womanhood all the world over’: Liverpool’s Patricia Woodlock – Francis J Bremer
  • Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, the Reverend Robert Aitken, and the Rise of the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool – John Gannon
  • The Chavasse Family in Liverpool 1900-1928 – Ann Clayton
  • Mr & Mrs Goodison – Tony Onslow
  • Pure Evil – John Hussey
  • Walking on Water Street, Part 10: From a Shambles to Martins Bank – Graham Jones
  • The Stanley and Molyneux Families in Liverpool 1572-1594 – Mary Harrison
  • Following in Sassoon’s Footsteps – Alban O’Brien
  • Frank Soo: Liverpool’s Forgotten Football Star – Susan Gardiner
  • The Bicentennial of the Pioneering ‘Iron and Slate Church’ – Finlason Partnership
  • Robert Andrew Macfie – Gordon Bannerman
  • Eleanor Rigby: fact or fiction? – Fred Forrest
  • Liverpool’s Prisoners of the Great War – Marie McQuade


Articles for the Journal are mostly written by the Society’s own members but articles from non-members are most welcome too. The PDF will give you a good idea of the type of article that has found its way into the Journal over the years.

Major articles should not normally exceed 4,000 words but we are more than happy to publish shorter articles too.

Do you have an idea for an article? In the first instance please email: journal@liverpoolhistorysociety.org.uk
with a brief explanation of what you have in mind and we’ll take it from there.