Liverpool History Society Library

The Liverpool History Society Library currently has 400 titles and growing. It is housed In the Search Room on the 3rd floor of the Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool. 

Liverpool History Society Library Opening Hours

Here are the revised opening hours for the Society’s Library, housed in the Search Room on the third floor of Liverpool Central Library :

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday : 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Tuesday and Thursday : 12.30pm to 7.30pm.

The Search Room and LHS Library are closed on Sundays.

Access is limited to one person per visit and you must show your LHS membership( programme) card to the Library staff on arrival. Bags, cases, document wallets and so on are not allowed in the Search Room and will need to be stored in a locker -a £1 coin is needed for this (refundable). If you need to access other Central Library services during the visit, you should also take your Liverpool Library card with you.

For enquiries only about The Liverpool History Society’s Library, Please contact Allan Williams.

Special Request: If you have books that you no longer need that relate to the history of Liverpool, please consider donating these to the Liverpool History Society Library. Please contact Allan Williams to take this further. Thank you for any donations.

With the support and co-operation of the Liverpool Central Library, the Liverpool History Society’s collection of books now has a permanent home within the Search Room of the Liverpool Record Office. Any society member can loan books from this collection by following the procedure below.

  1. When you visit the LHS Library, take the lift to the 3rd floor of the Central Library – the LHS Library is within the Search Room.
  2. Deposit any bags, coats etc in one of the lockers outside the Search Room – there’s a £1 coin-returnable system in place.
  3. Show your LHS Membership / Programme card to a member of staff on duty who will allow you access to the Search Room. Unlike members of the public, LHS members do NOT have to make a prior appointment to access the Search Room.
  4. If you wish to borrow book(s) whilst you are at the Library, please complete the loans form which will be found in the ‘ Returned Books’ box on the shelf. The loan period is for 30days. Please notify the Librarian by email ( what book(s) you have borrowed.
  5. At the end of the loan period, please return the book(s) to the LHS library. If you wish to renew them for a further 30 days , contact the Librarian by email for authorisation.
  6. N.B. As part and parcel of the above arrangements, LHS members using the Search Room have access to the photocopier, which also incorporates a scanner if you need to copy anything from a book. Normal photocopying charges and copyright legislation would apply.
  7. In addition, you have the option of using, free of charge, the dedicated overhead scanner and downloading the scans onto your own USB memory stick.
  8. LHS members also have access to the public computers in the Search Room. You will need a Liverpool Libraries membership card to do this. This then gives you free access to various resources.
  9. There are also a number of microfilm machines in the Search Room which you can access, again free of charge – staff would bring the reels to you in the Search Room.


Note : The pamphlets and slim publications will be together in Box Files in alphabetical order by author and situated on the shelves .

Where there is more than one author of a publication, the first author will appear alphabetically with full title details, but the other authors will also appear alphabetically  in the catalogue with a ‘see reference’ to the first author.


ACKROYD, H : Dream Palaces of Liverpool . 1987

ACKROYD, H : The Liverpool Stage. Amber Valley 1996.

AINSCOUGH, H. :  Ainscough’s Liverpool. Bluecoat Press, 1999.

AINSWORTH, R & JONES, G : In the Footsteps of Peter Ellis. Liverpool History Society 2013. 2 COPIES.

AKENSON, D. :The Irish Diaspora. P.D. Meaney, Toronto, 1941.

ALSBURY, A. :Christ Church, Higher Bebington, 1859-1989.Self-published. 1990.

ALLISON, J. E.:   Sidelights of Tranmere. Birkenhead Historical Society, 1976.



ANDERSON, B.L. & STONEY, P.J.M. : Commerce, Industry and Transport. Studies in Economic Change on Merseyside.  Liverpool University Press, 1983.

ANSTEY, R.:  Liverpool, the African Slave Trade and Abolition.  Western Printing, 1976.

ANSTEY, R & HAIR, P : Liverpool, the African Trade and Abolition. HSLC 1989

ARTS & ACTION : Bootle – pictorial study of the Dockland community. Bootle Play Action Council.(In Box File)

ASCOTT, D.E. LEWIS F & POWER, M : Liverpool 1660-1750: People, Prosperity & Power. Liverpool University Press. 2006. 2 COPIES


ASH, R,J : Changes and Challenges : A personal history of the Liverpool Domestic Mission Society from 1969 – 2014. Wordscapes Ltd 2014.

ASH , R,J : Christianity, community and social concern : a history of the Liverpool Domestic Mission Society from 1836. Wordscapes 2011.

ASPINALL, H : Birkenhead and its Surroundings. The Liverpool Booksellers’ Co Ltd.  1903.

AUGHTON, P :  Liverpool – A Peoples History A new edition, with expanded text 2003. Carnegie Press.

AUGHTON, P :Liverpool  – A Peoples History . Carnegie Press.  2008.

AULDIS, P : The Railways of Walton from 1849. Booklet. Walton on the Hill History Group. 2002.


BAGLEY, JJ : Lancashire : A History of, Illustrated with early settlements, Maps and Political boundaries to the present day.  Philimore 6th ed. 1976

BAGLEY, J.J. :The Story of Merseyside : Parts 1 & 2 1968, 1969.

BAILEY, F A & MILLINGTON, R : The Story of Liverpool Merseyside Press. (In Box File)

 BAKEWELL, K : St Hilda’s  Church, Hunts Cross, Liverpool 1898- 1998.

BALE, S : A Liverpool Album. Photographs from the Stewart Bale Archive. Bluecoat Press 1997. 

BAMFORD, J & COLLIER, R :Eyes of the Night The air defence of North-Western England, 1940 – 1943.  Pen and Sword Books Ltd 2005

BARCLAYS BANK: 150 Years of Banking in Liverpool 1831 – 1981. ( In Box File).

 BARGE, J :. A Gazetteer of Liverpool Breweries, Neil Richardson. 1987

BARKER, E : In and Out around Broadgreen. E Barker. 1991.

BARRATT, N : Lost Voices from the Titanic. Definitive Oral History. Preface Publishing. 2009.

 BARTLETT, M E (Rev) : The Parish of All Hallows, Allerton. 1976.

BBC EDUCATION UNIT : Liverpool Workhouse No.17.


BEGGS, L (see also VAN MULLEN)

BEHREND, A : Portrait of a family firm – Bahr, Behrend & Co 1793 – 1945. Camelot Press. 1970.

BELCHEM, J editor. :Liverpool 800 An account of Liverpool. 2006 2 COPIES.

BELCHEM, J.: Irish, Catholic and Scouse. History of the Liverpool Irish 1800-1939.   Liverpool University Press. 2007 2COPIES

BELCHEM, J : Merseypride – Essays in Liverpool exceptionalism. Liverpool University Press 2000.

BELCHEM, J (editor).  : Popular Politics Riot and Labour.  Essays in Liverpool History 1790-1940. Liverpool University Press. 1992

 BENBOUGH_JACKSON, M : Merseyside’s War (Voices of the First World War) Amberley Press 2015.

BENNETT, Canon : Father Nugent of Liverpool . Liverpool Catholic Chidren’s Protection Society. 1949.

BENNETT, M & MORRIS, E : Sudley – illustrated catalogue and history of the house. Walker Art Gallery.

BENNETT, R : King’s Mills of Ancient Liverpool. 1896. (In Box File).Reference Only

BICKERTON, T W :. A Medical History of Liverpool from the earliest days to the year 1920. Murray 1936. Reference Only.

BIBBY, C.L.  : The Shaftes : The story of the Shaftesbury Boys’ Club Birkenhead, from its philanthropic inception in 1886. 1974.

BIBBY, J: James Bibby – a brief memoir – 1852 – 1928.

BIBBY, J P. :The Bibbys Of Conder Mill & Their Descendents. 1979

BIBBY J.B.& C.L. : A Miller’s Tale. A history of J. Bibby and Son’s Ltd, Liverpool .1978     2 COPIES.

BIBBY, J & Sons :  Miscellaneous photo and print memorabilia relating to the company’s many different activities, cattle-feed, soap & margarine production.  A small, personal collection of commemorative materials. 1947 – 1971

BIBBY, J : The Bibby Story . 1963 ( In Box File)

BIBBY,J : The Bibby Story – Centenary . 1978. (In Box File)

BIBBY LINE GROUP : Ships and  More Ships – The History of the Bibby Line from 1807 to date. (in Box File)

BILLINGTON, J : Sugar and Spice- E Billington and Sons Ltd – a personal recollection of a family trading company. 2 Volumes. 2008.

BIMPSON, A : Urban Art and Architecture in Liverpool. Switch Media Press 2009.

BINNS, S : Life of Margaret Beavan. DVD.(In Box File).

BIRCHALL, J : Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool 73rd Session 1883-1884, Volume XXXVIII. D. Marples & Co, Ltd .1884

BLINKHORN, W K : A History of Whiston . From the Stone Age to the Plastic Age. Anne Loader Publications. 2004.


BLOWER, B : The Mersey. Ancient and Modern. E Howell 1878. Reference Only

BLUECOAT : Bluecoat : The First 300 Years. 2017. (In Box File).

BLUECOAT SOCIETY OF ARTS : Golden Jubilee 1977.(In Box File).

BLUECOAT SOCIETY OF ARTS : 50 Years of Liverpool People, Places and Pleasure. 1977 (In Box File).

BLUNDELL M :  A Lancashire Squire – The Life of Nicholas Blundell of Crosby 1669-1737.  Nov. 2002.

BOLGER,P :The Docker’s Umbrella- history of Liverpool’s overhead railway. Bluecoat Press 1992.

BOLGER, P : Edwardian A-Z & Directory of Liverpool & Bootle. Part Three, South Liverpool. Amadeus Press. 2002.

BOLGER, P : Liverpool Overhead Railway . Bluecoat Press. 1997.

BOARDMAN, J : Liverpool Table Talk – 10 years ago.

BONEY, K.  :Liverpool Porcelain of the 18th Century and its Makers. Portman Press, 1989.

BONEY, K.  : Richard Chaffers: A Liverpool Potter. Henry Young and Sons Ltd, 1968.

BOOT, P : A River in Retrospect: Further Reflections on the Mersey’s Shipping.  Priam Publications. 1996

BOOTH, H. : An Account of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Frank Cass & Co Ltd. 1969.

 BOOTH, P H W (Editor)  :Burton in Wirral – a History.  The Burton and South Wirral Local History Society. 1984. ( In Box File)

 BOOTH, P H W.: Burton Manor: The Biography of a House. Burton Manor. 1978.

BORER, M C. : Liverpool : 1066-1960’s a brief social & Economic overview.  Camelot Press 1971

BOTT, O & WILLIAMS, R :. Man’s Imprint on Cheshire. Cheshire County Council. 1975

BOUCHER, C. : James Brindley.   Goose and Son Ltd, 1968.

BOUMPHREY, I & M :. Yesterday’s Wirral.  No.4 Wallasey and New Brighton., including Leasowe. I & M Boumphrey. 1986.

BOUMPHREY, I& M: Yesterday’s Wirral.  No.6 Neston, Parkgate, Heswall including Thurstaston, Irby & Greasby. 1991  I & M Boumphrey. TWO COPIES.

BOUMPHREY, I & M.: Yesterday’s Wirral. Neston, Parkgate, Heswall 1981 . I & M Boumphrey

BOYCE, J : Pillowslips and Gas Masks- Liverpool’s Wartime Evacuation. Liver Press. 1989.

BRABIN, A :.  The Black Widows of Liverpool. Carnegie Press. 2003

BRACK, A : Liverpool-The official book of the City. Liverpool City Council. 1978

BRACK, A : The Wirral. Batsford. 1980.

BRADDOCK, J. :The Braddocks. Jack and Bessie Braddock.  Macdonald & Co.1963.

 BRADLEY, L : Mr Roscoe’s Garden. Liverpool University Press. 2008.

BRADY, L. : T. P. O’Connor and the Liverpool Iris’.  Royal Historical Society .1983.

BRETT, M & B: Archive Photographs of Garston. Chalford Publications. 1997.

BRIDGE, N : My Liverpool Schools.  Kirkland Press .1992.

BRITISH RAIL : Rocket 150 – 150th Anniversary of Liverpool and Manchester Railway 1830-1980. Official Handbook.

BRITISH RAIL : Liverpool and Manchester Railway : a photographic essay – Official BR photo record of the 1980 Rainhill Calvacade of Rail Transport 1980. Avon Anglian Publications. (In Box File).

BROADWELL, I : Robert Marsden. A Detective Police Officer Of Victorian Liverpool. Broadwell 2020. 

BROCKBANK, L (Editor.): Dee Wildfowler, The Last Professional (Harold Gill). Leslie Brockbank 1982.

BROGDEN, M.  : On the Mersey Beat. Policing Liverpool between the wars. Oxford University Press. 1991.

BROOKS, P (see also MCMAHON,P)

BROWN, A.  : The Royal Institution School Liverpool’.  Liverpool University Press. 1927.

BROWN, W H : The Story of The Liverpool Co-operative Society.  Liverpool Co-operative Society Ltd. 1929. TWO COPIES

 BRYAN,E C : Willaston’s Heritage. 1975 (In Box File)

BRYDON P : Insignia of the King’s Liverpool Regiment, Volunteers and  Territorials. c2002

BRYSON, G : Poppies & Pulpits  Graphic Offset Ltd Liverpool .2009 (In Box File).

(also see FAGAN)

BURTON, A : Rise and Fall of King Cotton. BBC. 1984

BURTON, A : The Rainhill Story – great locomotive trial. BBC. 1980.

BUKANTAS, A (EDITOR) : Cityscape. Ben Johnson’s Liverpool. Liverpool University Press 2008.

BURTON, V editor : Liverpool Shipping, Trade & Industry: Essays on the Maritime History of Merseyside 1780-1860. NMGM. 1989

BUTLER, P.  : Liverpool Airport. Tempus Publishing, 2004.


CALLAGHAN, J : Candles, Carts and Carbolic- a Liverpool Childhood between the Wars. Palatine Books. 2011.

CAMMELL LAIRD: Builders of Great Ships. 1959.

CAMRA : The Best Pubs around Merseyside. Bebington Publications.

CARLSON, R. :The Liverpool and Manchester Railway Project 1821-1831. David and Charles 1969.

CARR, P  : Port of Culture. The photographs of Pete Carr. Liverpool University Press, 2008.

CARRINGTON, P : St George’s Hall – Hall, Organ and Organist. Liverpool City Council. 1981. (In Box File).

CARROL, B :. Liverpool, The Book .  Woodrust Ltd. 1989

CARSON, P.A. and GARNER, C.R. : The Silver Screens of Wirral. A history of cinemas in Wallasey, Hoylake, West Kirby and South Wirral. Countyvise. 1990.

CAVAGAN, R (Rev): Portrait of a Diocese 1880-1980- St Michael in the Hamlet. (In Box File).

CAVANAGH, T : Public Sculpture of Liverpool. Liverpool University Press 1997.

CHANDLER, G : An Illustrated History of Liverpool. Rondo Publications . 1972.

CHANDLER, G: Liverpool and Literature. Rondo Publications, 1974. TWO COPIES.

CHANDLER, G : Four Centuries of Banking. The History of the Bankers, Customers and Staff associated with the constituent banks of Martins Bank Ltd.  Volumes 1&2 .1964.

CHANDLER, G : Victorian and Edwardian Liverpool and the North West . Batsford 1972.

CHANDLER, G : Victorian & Edwardian Liverpool and the North West. Batsford 1982 .

CHANDLER, G : Liverpool Shipping-A Short History . 1960. TWO COPIES.

CHANDLER, G : Liverpool – compiled for the 750th anniversary of King John.  Batsford 1957 TWO COPIES.

CHANDLER, G : William Roscoe of Liverpool, 1753-1831 . BT Batsford 1953. TWO COPIES.

CHANDLER & SAXTON : Liverpool Under James 1. 1960. TWO COPIES.

CHANDLER & WILSON: Liverpool Under Charles 1.   1965. TWO COPIES.

CHANNON, H : Portrait Of Liverpool.  An historical, illustrated 20TH century overview.        G Tinling & Co. Ltd 1972 .TWO COPIES

CHANNON, H : Liverpool . R Hale. 1976. TWO COPIES

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH : 150 Years of Public Health. Buxton Press. ( In Box File)

CHARTERS, D:   Great Liverpudlians. Palatine Books, 2010. TWO COPIES.

CHARTERS, D : Liverpool – world in one city. Bluecoat Press. 2003

CHESHIRE LEAF : Fifth Series 107-191 (In Box File)

CHITTY, M : Discovering historic Wavertree and Garden Suburb. Wavertree Society. 1999.

CHITTY, M et al (compiled) : A Guide to the Industrial heritage of Merseyside . 1978. North West Society for Industrial Archaeology & History.

CHURCHILL, R:  Lord Derby, King of Lancashire 1865-1948.   1959

CLARKE, M : Liverpool & Its Canal. Landmark Books.  2007

CLAYTON, A(Editor) : Liverpool Heroes. Book 1 Chavasse Memorial Association 2006. 

CLAYTON, A : Chavasse Double VC.  Pen & Sword Books. 1992

CLISSIT, W C Lt Col : Knowsley Hall. Stanley Estate Publishing. (In Box File)

CLULOW, D A :No Tides to Stem,. Volumes 1&2. A History of the Manchester Pilot Service 1894 – 1994.  Countyvise Ltd. 1995

COCKCROFT, W R : The Albert Dock and Liverpool’s Historic Waterfront. S B Publications. 1992.

COCKCROFT, W R : From Cutlasses to Computers. The Police Force in Liverpool 1836- 1989. S B Publications 1991.

COCKCROFT & ROBERTSON :Fire Brigades of Merseyside. 1993

COHEN, & MCMANUS, K : Harmonious Relations. Popular Music in family life on Merseyside. National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside. 1991.

COLLARD, I : Birkenhead Docks. Tempus Publications . 2007.

COLLARD, I : Birkenhead From Old Photographs . Amberley Publishing. 2011

COLLARD, I :Birkenhead Though Time An interesting pictorial collection of scenes then and now. Amberley Press 2011.

COLLARD, I : Liverpool City Centre Through Time. Amberley Publishing. 2011

COLLARD, I  :  Liverpool Docks Through Time . Amberley Publishing. 2011

COLLARD,I : Liverpool Landing Stage through time. Amberley Publishing 2011.

COLLARD, I :Mersey Ferries Through Time .Amberley Publishing. 2013 2 COPIES.

COLLARD, I : Mersey Shipping Through time. Amberley Publishing. 2014.

COLLINS, N : Politics and Elections in 19th Century Liverpool. Scolar Press, 1994.


COLLINGWOOD, W G : The Speke Deeds 1200 – 1637. 1930.( In Box File)

COLWELL, A G : Beautiful Huyton with Roby. Ashley Printing. 1980.


COOK, M : Liverpool’s Northern Hospital 1834 – 1978. Liverpool Health Authority 1981.

COOPER J (editor) : Liverpool Firsts. 1997

COOPER, J & POWER, D :A History of West Derby. Causeway Books. 1982.

COOPER, J & POWER, D : The People of West Derby. Battlefield Press. 1987.

COOKE, T : The Pubs of Scottie Road. 1999. Bluecoat Press.

COOKE, T : Scotland Road – ‘the old neighbourhood’ . Countyvise Ltd. 1987.

CORNELIUS, J :Liverpool 8. J Murray. 1982.

COSTAMBEYS, M , HAMER, A & HEALE, M :The Making of the Middle Ages – Liverpool essays. Liverpool University Press 2007.

COSTELLO, R: Liverpool Black Pioneers. Bluecoat Press. 2007.

(see also WESTON,L)

COTTON, V E : Liverpool Cathedral – official handbook . Littlebury Brothers. 1924.     

TWO COPIES. One copy is reference only

COTTON, V.E. : The Book of Liverpool Cathedral. Liverpool University Press 1964 TWO COPIES

COTTON, V.E & MOUNTFORD,J.F  : Story of Liverpool 1951.

COTTRELL, D : The Little Book of Liver Birds .  Breedon Books .2008 TWO COPIES

COTTRELL, D : Liverpool city beautiful. Breedon Books. 2007.

COUSINS, L: I’m a New Woman Now: Education for Women in Liverpool. Booklet. Priority. 1981. (In Box File)

CREWDSON, H E : Stories and Customs of Old West Derby. ( In Box File).

 CROSS, G : Seeing is Believing – Liverpool paintings by George Cross. Liverpool Community Spirit. 2007.

CROW, H : Memoirs of the Late Captain Hugh Crow.  F. Cass. 1970.

CROWLEY, T : The Liverpool English Dictionary. A Record of the Language of Liverpool 1850- 2015 on Historical Principles. Liverpool University Press 2017. Reference Only

CUNARD COMPANY : The new Cunard building. Reference Only.


CURTIS, J : Liverpool. Jarrold Publishing 2002


D’ANNUNZIO, D : Liverpool’s Italian Families.

DANIELSON, R : The Mighty Mersey and its Ferries. History of the Famous Mersey Ferries. Perry Publishing. 1992.

DARWELL, J : The Big Ditch- the Manchester Ship Canal seen through the camera of John Darwell. Countryside Publications. 1987.

DAVIES, D :  Owen Owen. Gwasg Cambria.

DAVIES, P :  The Trade Makers.  George, Allen and Unwin, 1973.

DAVIES, P N : Henry Tyrer – a Liverpool shipping agent and his enterprise 1879 – 1979. Croom Helm 1979. TWO COPIES.

DAVIES, P N : The Trade Makers – Elder Dempster in West Africa 1852 – 1972. Allen & Unwin. 1973.

DAVIES, P : Liverpool Seen – post war artists on Merseyside. Redcliffe Press. 1992.

DAVIES, T : Of Time and the City . DVD film and booklet. 2008. (In Box File)

DAVIS, P & M (editors) :The Diary of a Shropshire Farmer. A Young yeoman’s life & travels 1835-37. Amberley Press .2011

DAWE, C  : Liverpool’s Own.  The History Press, 2008.


DICKINSON, P :  The Story of Rainhill.  Rainhill Civic Society, 1968. (In Box File)

DILLISTONE, REV. F. W : The Pictorial History of Liverpool Cathedral. Booklet. Pitkin Pictorials Ltd. Undated. ( In Box File)

DONAGHY, T, J : Liverpool & Manchester Railway Operations, 1831-1845. Clarke, Doble & Brendon Ltd. 1972

DRAPER, E : All at Sea. An illustrated compilation of individual and personal maritime memories. BBC Radio Merseyside Publication. 2000

DROWER, J : Good Clean Fun – history of  Britain’s first holiday camp. Arcadia Books. 1982.

DUDGEON, JP  :Our Liverpool. Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain.  Headline Publishing Group. 2010.

DUGGAN,M : Sugar for the House – history of early sugar refining in North West England. Fonthill 2013.


EASTHOPE, C : A Child A City. Terence Dalton 1971.

ELLISON, N : The Wirral Peninsula. Robert Hale Limited. 1955.

ELSTON (see also FAGAN)

ELWALL, R : The Victorian Architecture of Liverpool. ( In Box File)

EMMISON, F.G : Archives and Local History. A practical guide to research in Local archives especially those documents containing Latin and unfamiliar hand-writing.  1966

EMMISON, F.G., and GRAY, I :  County Records: Quarter Sessions, Petty Sessions, Clerk of the Peace and Lieutenancy.  1967. (In Box File).

ENFIELD, W : History of Liverpool. A facsimile edition of the original essay/tables of trade from the Port of Liverpool, highlighting its social/economic activity and institutions. Rondo Publications 1972

ENGLISH HERITAGE : Celebrating Liverpool’s Historic Environment. ( In Box File)

EVANS B :  Mersey Mariners.  Countyvise Ltd. 2002.TWO COPIES

EVANS, B : The Mersey Mission to Seafarers 1856 – 2006. Countyvise Ltd 2006.

EVANS, L A :  Yesterdays Children. A collection of True Evacuees Stories 1939-1945.


FAGAN, G : Liverpool in a city living.

FAGAN, BRYSON & ELSTON : A Century of Liverpool Lawyers. Profiles of over 40 solicitors, barristers and judges, with a fascinating historically insight into their social and professional background, and celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Liverpool Law Society. 2002

FALKUS, M :  The Blue Funnel Legend.  A History of the Ocean Steam Ship Company 1865-1973 .1990.

FAY, C R.: Huskisson & His Age. Longmans Green & Co. 1951

FERGUSSON IRVINE, W :Notes on the Old Halls of Wirral. Henry Young. 1903. Reference Only.

FERNEYHOUGH, F :  Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830-1980. 1980.

FITZSIMMONS, J : St Augustine’s , Great Howard Street – a brief history. Scottie Press.

FLETCHER, M : The Making of Liverpool. An illustration of significant physical features in and around Liverpool. Wharncliffe Books 2004. TWO COPIES

FORDE-JOHNSTON, J C : The Calderstones, Liverpool. Liverpool University Press 1956. (In Box File)

FOWLER, J : Growing up in Liverpool before Beatlemania. Appin Press 2008.

FORWOOD,  W : Reminiscences of a Liverpool Shipowner 1850-1920. Henry Young & Sons Ltd. 1920

FOYNES, H : Dovecoat Memories. Bluecoat Press. 2000.

FRAYNE, M & DODD, S  : Me and My Faith Learning from children in Liverpool, to coincide with the ‘Year of Faith’.  Guy Woodland/Cities 500. 2004

FRAZER, W.M : Duncan of Liverpool. An account of the first Medical Officer of Health for Liverpool 1847-63 .1997 .TWO COPIES.

FRAZER, W.M : Duncan of Liverpool.  Hamish Hamilton Medical Books. 1947TWO COPIES

FREETHY, R : Lancashire 1939-1945 :Working for Victory. Countryside Books. 2007.

FREETHY, R : Made Up Wi Liverpool. Salute to the Scouse Dialect. Countryside Books 2007

FREETHY, R & WOODS, C : Discovering the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Countryside Publications.

FROST, D & PHILLIPS, R : Liverpool ’81 – Remembering the Riots. Liverpool University Press 2011.


GAHAN, J W :Rails to Port and Starboard. Countyvise Ltd. 1992.

GAHAN, J W : Seventeen Stations to Dingle – Liverpool Overhead Railway remembered. Countyvise 1981.

GAHAN, J W : Steel Wheels to Deeside – Wirral Railways past and present. Countyvise Ltd. 1983.

GAMLIN, H : Memories, or the Chronicles of Birkenhead.  First printed in 1892. 1995

GANNON,J : The Killing of Julia Wallace. Amberley Press 2012.

GARDINER, R : The History of the White Star Line.  Ian Allan Publishing .2001.

GARFIELD, S : The Last Journey of William Huskisson (with CDs) Faber and Faber 2002.


GARNETT, R : Liverpool in the 1930’s and the Blitz. Palatine Books. 1995.

GARRETT, G: Unemployed struggles 1921 – 1922. Merseyside Writers (In Box File)

GARRETT, G : The Collected George Garrett. Trent 1999.

GELL, R (compiled) : Illustrated Survey of Liverpool’s Railway Stations 1830- 1985. Heyday Publications 1985. (In Box File).

GENOVESE, E.D : The World the Slave Holders Made. Wesleyan University Press 1988.

GEORGE, G W : Empire – early and late turns at Liverpool Empire.

GIBBERD, F:   The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool.  Archaelogical Press. 1968.

GIBSON, J F: Brocklebanks 1770-1950. Two Volumes. Henry Young & Sons. 1953.

GIBSON, M & WRIGHT, M (editors) :Joseph Mayer of Liverpool, 1803-1886.Henry Ling Ltd.1988.

GIBSON-MARTIN, W A : A Century of Liverpool’s Commerce. C Birchall. 1950.

GLADSTONE, R : Early Charters of the Knights Hospitallers relating to Much Woolton near Liverpool. 1902. (In Box File)

GLADWELL, A : North Wales Pleasure Steamers.  Amberley, 2012.

GRIFFITHS, R : The History of Toxteth Park in Five Parts ( In Box File)

GRIFFITHS, R : A History of the Royal & Ancient Park of Toxteth. First printed in 1907. TWO COPIES.

GOODER, E A : Latin for Local History: An introduction. 1961, reprinted 1963.

GOLDIE, G W : The Liverpool Repertory Theatre 1911- 1934. Liverpool University Press. 1935.


GRANT, R : The Great Canal. Gordon & Cremenesi. 1978.

GRAY,I (see also EMMISON,FG)

GREEN, F. : Notes on 16 Cook Street. 2009.

GREENOUGH, M :  Cargo Handling in the Port of Liverpool in the 1920s. . Rockliff Bros Ltd. 1981. ( In Box File)

GREY-EDWARDS, REV A H : A Great Heart. Life of Canon Major Lester. James Nisbet & Co 1906.

GRIFFITHS, R : History of the Royal and Ancient Park of Toxteth. 1907 reprint c2011.

GRIFFITHS, R : The History of Toxteth in Five Parts ( In Box File).



HALL, J E : The Dock Road – seafaring tales of Old Liverpool. Printwise Publications. 1992.

HALLOWELL, N : Dingle Born – and proud of it! Raven Books. 1972. (In Box File).


HAND, C.R :   Old Liverpool and its Charter. 

HAND, C R : The Story of the Calderstones 1910. ( In Box File).

HAND, C R : Notes representing the Annals of Liverpool and the Castle. E Howell Publishers. 1910. (In Box File).

HANSON-CORDWELL, M : Butter for Marie – memories of my Liverpool. Countyvise Ltd. 1991.

HARD, F : Old Merseyside Tales. 2005.

HARDING, S : Ingimund’s Saga: Norwegian Wirral. Countyvise. 2000. TWO COPIES.

HARDMAN,W.G : Old Liverpool. 1907.

HARDY, G : William Rathbone and the early history of district nursing. GW & A Hesketh. 1981.

HARGREAVES, I :     The Liverpool Connection. Countyvise Ltd. 1992.

HARRIS, C (Rev): The Building of the new Liverpool Cathedral – its history and progress. Cathedral Committee. 1911 Reference Only.

HARRIS, J R (editor). Liverpool & Merseyside, -Essays in Economic and Social History, of its port and its hinterland. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd. 1969.

HARRIS, L : My Public Relationships (Autobiography). Marylyn Publishers 2008.

HARRIES, W:  Landmarks in Liverpool History. Philip, Son and Nephew, 1946.

HARRISON, D : The Liverpool Masonic Rebellion and the Wigan Grand Lodge. The Last Masonic Rebellion. Arima Publishing 2012.

HARRISON, H : The Place Names of the Liverpool District. Elliot Stock 1898. Reference Only

HARRISON, T :  Living Through the Blitz.  1990

HARROP, S : The Merchant Taylors’ School for Girls, Crosby. Liverpool University Press, 1988.

HARROP, S : Decade of Change – University of Liverpool 1981-1991. LUP 1994.

HARTLEY, N.: Bittersweet the Story of Hartley’s Jam . Amberley Publishing.  2011

HART-DAVIS, D : Audubon’s Elephant. Paperback edition. Phoenix.  2004

HATTON, D : Inside Left – story so far. Bloomsbury Press 1988.

HAWORTH, D. and COMBER, W.M. (Editors): Cheshire Village Memories. Cheshire Federation of Women’s Institutes. 1952.

HAYES, C editor : A Century of Liverpool. Events, People and Places over the last 100 years, a pictorial biographic collection of images and recollections. 1999

HAYES, C (editor) : Stories and Tales of old Merseyside. Printwise Publishing. 1991.

HAYES, C :Liverpool and Merseyside. Frith Books. 1991.

HAYES, C : Francis Frith’s around Liverpool and Merseyside. Photographic Memories. Frith Books 20091.

HAYES, C : Postcards of old Liverpool. Manchester Free Press. (In Box File)

HAYES, C : Greetings from Olde Liverpool. 2005.

HAYES,C : Liverpool – the Changing City. Sutton Publishing 2000.


HEASMAN, K : Josephine Butler House – a history.

HEFFER, E: Never a Yes Man -The Life and Politics of an Adopted Liverpudlian. Verso 1991

HEMM, G : Liverpool Cathedral Drawings. Littlebury Brothers. Reference only.

HEMM, G : St George’s Hall, Liverpool. Northern Publications. 1949.

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HENDY, J : Ferries around Britain. Ian Allan. 1985

HENLEY, D & MCKERNAN, V : The Original Liverpool Sound – Royal Liverpool    Philharmonic Society. Liverpool University Press. 2009.

HENWOOD, M: Medieval Myths and Legends of Merseyside. Lancastrian Printers. (In Box File).

HERDMAN :  Liverpool Prints . 3 COPIES. (see under JACKSON, W.C.M ).

HEWART, LORD CHIEF JUSTICE: The Athenaeum, Liverpool – the opening in November 1928 of the new building of the Athenaeum. (In Box File)

HEWITT, H.J: Cheshire Under the Three Edwards. Cheshire Community Council. 1967.

HIGHAM, D : Liverpool the 45 Rebellion. Countyvise Ltd. 1995.

HIKINS, H R : Building the Union. Studies on the growth of the workers’ movement : Merseyside 1756-1967. Toulouse Press 1973. 2 COPIES

HILL-NORTON & DEKKER, J  : Sea Power – story of warships and Navies from Dreadnoughts to Nuclear Submarines. Faber and Faber. 1982.

HISTORIC SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE: Transactions: Vol 8 1867/68; Vol 39, 1889 (NS3) and Vol 49, 1898 (NS13). Various editions from 100 to 158 (not including 102, 107, 111, 122, 126, 140, 143, 156, 157). A comprehensive set of reference copies are available on the shelves of the HSLC in the Search Room. The LHS copies are also reference only.

HOBSON, J P (Rev) :Sefton Church – an illustrated guide. Littlebury Publications. (In Box File).

HOGAN,A : Merseyside at War. Amberley. 2014.

HOLFORD, W : Proposals for the Development of a Site for the University of Liverpool.. Tinling & Co. 1949

HOLLAND, A :Grand National – Official Celebration of 150 Years. McDonald. 1988.

HOLLETT, D: Men of Iron – Cammell Laird ships 1828- 1991. Countyvise Ltd. 1992.

HOLLETT, D : Passage to the New World  – Packet Ships and Irish Famine Emigrants 1845 – 1851. P M Heaton Publishers . 1995.

HOLLINGHURST, H : Bootle Through Time . Amberley Publishing 2014.

HOLLINGHURST, H. : Classical Liverpool: an inside story. Liverpool History Society. 2011. THREE COPIES.

HOLLINGHURST, H: Classical Liverpool: language, sculpture and architecture”. Liverpool History Society. 2008. THREE COPIES

HOLLINGHURST, H  : Crosby and Blundellsands Through Time. Amberley Publishing 2013.

HOLLINGHURST, H:  John Foster and Sons Kings of Georgian Liverpool. Liverpool History Society. 2009.

HOLLINGHURST, H : Liverpool’s Railways Through Time. Amberley Press 2015.

HOLLINGHURST, H : Waterloo, Seaforth and Litherland Through Time. Amberley Publishing 2014.

HOLLINSHEAD, J : Liverpool in the sixteenth century.  A small Tudor town. Carnegie. 2007

HOLLINSHEAD, J :  The 1918 Club.  Booklet outlining the Club’s origins with Eleanor Rathbone from the time of the Women’s Suffrage Movement and its sustainability through 7 decades to the present day. Gemini Print.  2010. ( In Box File)

HOLT, J: Early years of an African Trader- an account by John Holt who sailed to West Africa on 23 June 1862. TWO  COPIES (In Box File).

HOPE HALL : Souvenir Programme. (In Box File).

HOPE, M : The Forgotten Shores . Countyvise. 1988

HOPE M : Lever versus Liverpool.  Liverpool Corporation’s acquisition of a fresh water supply from Rivington.  (Excerpts from the Lever Archives, 2002).

HOULT, J: West Derby, Old Swan & Wavertree. Newspaper extracts, photographs and anecdotal history from members of the local community.  First compiled in 1913  – reprinted  2000.

HOULT, J : A Short Story of Stoneycroft. 1939. (In Box File)

HOULT, J : The Vill, Manor and Township of Knowsley (Lancashire Local History). (In Box File)

HOWARD, K : Liverpool Liners. Bluecoat Press.1997.

HOWELL, E : Sketches of Liverpool Town Councillors. 1866. Reference Only

HOWLEY, F :Slaves, Traders and Privateers. Liverpool, the African Trade and Revolution 1773 – 1808. Countyvise Ltd. 2008.

HUGHES, J, Editor : The Overhead Railway 1893-1956. February, 1893.  1993

HUGHES, B : A Guided Tour of Merseyside, its wildlife and natural history.  BBC Radio Merseyside / Avid Publications. 2002

HUGHES, The Very Revd. Canon. : A Concise Catholic History of Liverpool c.1925 ( In Box File)

HUGHES, H : Cheshire and its Welsh Borders . Dobson 1966.

HUGHES, Q : Seaport, Architecture & Townscape in Liverpool.  Percy Lund Humphries 1964 3 COPIES.

HUGILL, A : Sugar and all that – a History of Tate and Lyle. Gentry Books. 1978.

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HUNTER,B : Forgotten Hero – Life and Times of Edward Rushton .2002. THREE COPIES.

HUSSEY, J : Cruisers, Cotton and Confederacy. Cruisers, Cotton and Confederates. Countyvise.  2008.

HUSSEY, J.:  Finding Margaret – delves into the mysterious Victorian origins of a

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HYDE, F E : Liverpool, & The Mersey – The Development of a Port, 1700-1970. David & Charles. 1971 TWO COPIES

HYDE, F E : Blue Funnel – History of Alfred Holt and company of Liverpool 1865 – 1914. Liverpool University Press . 1956.

HYLAND, P: The Herculaneum Pottery- Liverpool’s forgotten glory. LUP/NML. 2005.


IRELAND, I : Margaret Beavan of Liverpool. H. Young &Sons. 1938.


JACKSON, W C M (Introduction). : Herdman’s Liverpool. The Gallery Press. 1968. 3 COPIES.

JARVIS, R C editor :Customs Letter-Books of the Port of Liverpool 1711-1813. Chetham Society, 1954.  

JARVIS, A : Sea Liverpool – Maritime Art of Edward D Walker. R Jones Associates. 2006.TWO COPIES.

JARVIS, A : Liverpool – History of ‘the Great Port’. Liverpool History Press. 2014.

JARVIS, A : Lion – story of the oldest working locomotive in the world . Merseyside County Council. 1980. (In Box File).


JENKINS, T : Lets Go Dancing. Liverpool Sound Series, Dance Bands of the 1930s. Institute of Popular Music, University of Liverpool. 1994. TWO COPIES

JESSON  : Betwixt Ribble &  Moerse.. (Between Ribble and Mersey)  The Chronicle of “Christes Croft” A Story of Legend and Fact.  1988.

JOHNSON, A : Working the Tides Gatemen and Masters on the River Mersey. Docklands History Project. 1988.

JOHNSON, A : Merseyside’s Secret Blitz Diary. Trinity Mirror 2005.

JOLLY, W.P : Lord Leverhulme. Constable, London. 1976.


JONES, J.R : The Welsh Builder on Merseyside. Annals and lives. J.R. Jones. 1948

JONES, D R :The Origins of Civic Universities, Manchester, Leeds & Liverpool. An examination of their development during the second-half of the 19th Century. Routledge .1988

 JONES, R : The Beatles’ Liverpool  Liverpool History Press. 2014.

JONES, R : Albert Dock Liverpool. Liverpool History Press. 2013

JONES, R : The American Connection… the story of Liverpool’s links with America. Ron Jones 1992.  TWO COPIES.

JONES, T : Henry Tate 1819 – 1899. A Biographical Sketch . Tate & Lyle 1960.

JOY, D : Liverpool Cowkeepers. Amberley Press. 2016.


KELL, B : For what it’s Worth. A Liverpool Childhood from the 1930’s.  Sutton Publishing 2006

KELLY, M : Liverpool’s Irish Connections. AJH Publishing, 2006. TWO COPIES

KELLY, M : Addicotts Pawnshop and  other tales 1995

KELLY, M: Kitty Wilkinson: The Life and Times of.  2000.  TWO COPIES

KELLY, M :  Merseyside Tales.1993.  TWO COPIES.

KELLY, M : Mothers of the city – twenty outstanding Liverpool women.

KELLY, M : The Night Watchman and other stories.  McIntyre Press. 2011.

KELLY, S F : Idle Hands. Clenched Fists – Depression in a shipyard town. 1987. Russell Press. 

KELLY, T :  For Advancement of Learning: the University of Liverpool 1881-1981.   Liverpool 1981.  TWO COPIES.


KENNEDY, J : St Francis Xavier’s Church, Liverpool. Progressive Edge 2008.  (In Box File)

KENNERLEY, P : The Building of Liverpool Cathedral. Carnegie Press. 1991

KENNERLEY, P :The Building of Liverpool Cathedral Centenary Edition. Carnegie Press. 2004.

KENNERLEY, P & WILKINSON, C : The Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool. Bluecoat Press. 2003.

KERR, C : St Michael’s Hamlet, Liverpool. 1984 (In Box File).

KERR, M : The People of Ship Street .A Sociological Study of a slum area in Liverpool.  I 1958

KERRIGAN, J P : Liverpool The Gateway to America. AJH Publishing. 2007

KNOWLES, L & MORRIS,E : St George’s Hall, Liverpool. National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside. 1988. ( In Box File) TWO COPIES.

KNOWLES, STAMMERS & STORER. (editors): Liverpool on Wheel.  Bluecoat Press. 1998

KNOWSLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL :Prescot -now and then. Eaton Press. 1984.


LALLY, J E & GNOSSPELIUS, J B : History of Much Woolton. Woolton Society. 1975.

LAMB , C L & SMALLPAGE, E : The Story of Liverpool . Daily Post Printers. 1935.

LAMB, C L & SMALLPAGE, E : The Story of Liverpool . Daily Post Printers 1936 .

LAMB, C.L. & SMALLPAGE, E :The Story of Liverpool. Liverpool Daily Post. 1937 TWO COPIES.

LAMB, C.L. & SMALLPAGE, E. : The Story of Liverpool. 5th edition. Daily Post Printers. 1946

LANE, T : Liverpool City of the Sea. Liverpool University Press 1997.(Later edition of title below).

LANE, T : Liverpool, Gateway of Empire. A maritime perspective. Lawrence & Wishart 1987

LARGE, F : Faster than the Wind  An illustrated account of the Liverpool to Holyhead Telegraph System, lighthouses and related maritime history. Avid publications. 1998. 2 COPIES

LAVALETTE, M & KENNEDY, J : Solidarity on the waterfront – Liverpool lockout of 1995/6. Liver Press. 1996.

LAWTON, R & CUNNINGHAM, C : Merseyside – social and economic studies. Longman.1970.

LAYTON-JONES, K & LEE, R : Places of Health and Amusement. Liverpool’s Historic Parks and Gardens. English Heritage. 2008.

LEAGUE OF WELLDOERS : The History of the League of Welldoers. League of Welldoers. 1992. ( In Box File)

LEE, K : Saints Alive or Another Look at Wirral. Kenneth Lee. 1994. ( In Box File)

LEE, Canon K : The Parish Church of St. Peter, Heswall. British Publishing Co Ltd. 1969. (In Box File)

LEES, A : The Hurricane Port. A Social History of Liverpool. Mainstream Publishing. 2011.

LENHAN, F : My Liverpool(photographs). Bluecoat Press 2007.

LEWIS, D : The Churches of Liverpool. Tempus Publishing. [2001].

LEWIS,F (see also ASCOTT,DE)

LEWIS, M : A Phoenix Transformed. Countyvise Ltd. 1995.

LINDO, J : From Dingle to Delhi. Handel Publications.

LITTLER, D (Editor) : Guide to the Records of the Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume 2. International Maritime Economic History Association. 1999.(Volume 1 is under Compilers: READ and STAMMERS) TWO COPIES.

LIVERPOOL: The Picture of Liverpool or Stranger’s Guide. New Enlarged Edition Jones and Wright 1808. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL ACADEMY OF ARTS : 150th Anniversary Exhibition at Walker Art Gallery 3 June to 3 July 1960.

LIVERPOOL ATHENAEUM : The Athenaeum, Liverpool 1797 – 1997.

LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER RAILWAY 1830 – 1930. Centenary Celebrations at Liverpool September 13/20  1930. Official Programme.

LIVERPOOL AND SLAVERY – report of 1884 account by ‘Dickey Sam’.

LIVERPOOL BLACK CAUCUS :The Racial Politics of Militant in Liverpool: The black community’s struggle for participation in local politics 1980-1986. University of Liverpool/Runnymede Trust. 1986

LIVERPOOL BULLETIN : Issues from Liverpool Museums, Libraries and Arts Committee: February 1952,February 1953 and March 1954. (in Box File).

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : Portrait of the First Four Bishops of Liverpool. 1985. (In Box File). TWO  COPIES.

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : A Statement of the arguments in favour of the adopted site at St James’ Mount. 1902. ( In Box File -Reference Only).

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : Official handbook . Cathedral Committee. 1951.

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : Official Handbook . Cathedral Committee. 1924.

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : Liverpool Cathedral – into Tomorrow. (In Box File)

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : A Description of the Lady Chapel. ( In Box File)

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL : The First Bay of the Nave. ( In Box File)

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Council Proceedings 1937 – 1938. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Accounts for 1937/38. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Handbook compiled for the Congress of the Royal Institute of Public Health 15-21 July 1903. Lee & Nightingale Printers

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool City Centre Plan 1965.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool Heritage Walk. Illustrated companion guide. LCC. 1990

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool Official Handbook 1957-58. Littlebury Bros. 1957.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool Official Handbook for Visitors 1955-56.  Littlebury Bros. 1956 TWO COPIES

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool Town Planning Exhibition 1947. Post-War Redevelopment Advisory (Special) Committee. 1947. ( In Box File)

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool Official Handbook 1930. Littlebury Bros 1930.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : City of Liverpool Official Handbook 1936-7. Littlebury Brothers 1936. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool 1960 : the story of post war development of the city and handbook for the exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery October 1960. Merseyside Press 1960.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL  :The City of Liverpool Official Handbook 1950. Littlebury Brothers for the Liverpool Corporation 1950.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Success against the odds. Public Relations Department. 1980. (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL & UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL: The Story of Liverpool. A booklet to celebrate Liverpool’s many attributes, social, maritime, commercial and manufacturing in line with the centenary of ‘The Great Exhibition’, and exhibited at St George’s Hall July – August 1951.C. Tinling & Co. Ltd.1951

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL :Liverpool 1801 – 2001. Delegates’ information booklet for the Joint Conference of The British Hospitals Association. 1932

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool 700th Programme 1907.  Reference Only.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : A Guide to Liverpool :1902. Reproduction. Liverpool City Council. 2004.  TWO COPIES

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Liverpool : the place and the people. Official Guide to the city of Liverpool 1996. 

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL. :Happy 800th Birthday Liverpool 1207-2007 The Official Guide to the City of Liverpool 2007.  TWO COPIES.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : Our City, Our History, Our Culture” Official Souvenir brochure 800th birthday celebrations. 1207-2007. City of Liverpool. 2007.

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : The Town Hall Liverpool. Booklet. City of Liverpool Public Relations Office.  Two Booklets (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL : The Liverpool Quality of Life Survey. Liverpool City Council. 1991.

LIVERPOOL CITY LIBRARIES : Liverpool – a brief history. 1984. ( In Box File).

LIVERPOOL CITY LIBRARIES : Childwall – a brief history. 1985 (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL COMMUNITY SPIRIT :Al Taring Liverpool – a book about change. CLS 2004.

LIVERPOOL COMMUNITY SPIRIT : Welsh Roots/Welsh Routes. LCS 2006.

LIVERPOOL COOPERATIVE SOCIETY : Cooperative Centenary 1844 – 1944.

LIVERPOOL DIOCESAN CENTENARY COMMITTEE : Portrait of a Diocese 1880 – 1980.

LIVERPOOL DAILY POST & ECHO: Pictures from the Post . 1945 (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL DAILY POST & ECHO : Bombers over Merseyside. 1943. (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL DAILY POST : Pictures of Olde Liverpool. Daily Post 1927. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL DAILY POST : Royal Wedding Number 1947. (In Box File)

LIVERPOOL ECHO : Bygone Merseyside 1989.

LIVERPOOL ECHO : Images of Merseyside. Breedon Books. 1994.

LIVERPOOL ENGLISH DICTIONARY : (Author :Crowley, T.) Liverpool University Press 2017 . Reference Only

LIVERPOOL HERITAGE BUREAU :  Buildings of Liverpool.  Liverpool Heritage Bureau. 1978.

LIVERPOOL HISTORY SOCIETY : Annual Journals from 2002 – 2019. Reference Only.

LIVERPOOL HISTORY SOCIETY : World War 2 Memories – recollections by Members and their relatives. 2005 3TC. Reference Only

LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE : The Liverpool Institute 1825-1975 . Booklet. Liverpool Institute. 1975. (In Box File)


LIVERPOOL LANTERN : Issue for 18 October 1879.(In Box File/Reference Only)

LIVERPOOL MAGAZINE : Issue 3 April/May 1988 (Images of Liverpool) and Issue 4 December/January 1989 (New Brighton – The Last Resort) (In Box File)

LIVERPOOL MERCURY : Sketches of Liverpool Town Councillors. E Howell 1866. Reference Only.

LIVERPOOL ORGANISATION : The Book of Liverpool Civic Week 1928. Reference only.

LIVERPOOL PARISH CHURCH : A Booklet about the church. (In Box File).

LIVERPOOL PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE : Bridging the Gap – Liverpool – Story No One Told You. (In Box File)

LIVERPOOL REPERTORY COMPANY : Playhouse Golden Jubilee 1911 – 1961.

LIVERPOOL WOMEN’S HISTORY GROUP : A Different World.  Bluecoat Press. 2002.

LIVERPOOL WOMEN’S HISTORY GROUP : Celebrate 2008.  Bluecoat Press, 2008.

LLOYD_JONES, T : Liverpool Old and New. E P Publishing. 1975.

LLOYD-JONES, T : Liverpool Street Names. 1981 ( In Box File).

LLOYD-JONES, T : The Story of Aigburth( In Box File)

LLOYD-JONES, T : Walks in the City Centre. Workers’ Educational Association.  1979  ( In Box File)

LLOYD_JONES, T : 101 views of Edwardian Liverpool and New Brighton. Gallery Press 1972. TWO COPIES

LONGBOTTOM, K :  Liverpool and the Mersey Vol I: Gladstone Dock and the Great Liners.  Silver Link, 1995.

LONGMAN, D K : Liverpool : a macabre miscellany. Amberley Press 2016.

LONGMAN, D K :Wirral Then & Now, in Colour. The History Press 2011.

LUFT, H.M : A History of Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby, 1620-1970. Liverpool University Press. 1970. 2 COPIES.

LYNN, I O : Chinese Community in Liverpool. 1982.

LYONS, M & EGAN, J (Ed) :Manifesto for a new Liverpool. Aurora 2000. (In Box File)


McBANE, J : The rebirth of Liverpool – The Eldonian Way. Liverpool University Press 2008.

McCAHEY, B J : Peace and Good Neighbourhood The story of the bells of St Luke’s, Liverpool 1817-1965. 1995

McCARTHY, M, P & S :  Change at Prescot. 2000.

McCARTHY, T : The Great Dock Strike 1889. W & Nicholson. 1988.

McCARTNEY, M.  : Liverpool Life. Garlic Press. 2003.

McCAULEY, P : Music Hall in Merseyside. Overseas Press. 1982. (In Box File).

McCUTCHEON, J : Cunard a Photographic History. Amberley Publishing 2013.

McDONALD, B : The Ancient Order of Hibernians and its influence on Liverpool history. 1999. ( In Box File).

McDONALD, R : Meols Through Time : The Roman Chapter. (In Box File)

McDOUGALL, H : Liverpool and Merseyside. Holmes McDougall.

McINNISS : Birkenhead Park. Countyvise 1984.(In Box File)

McINTYRE-BROWN, A  : Connections – Liverpool – a global gateway. Garlic Press.  2004.

McINTYRE-BROWN, A  :The Dragon that Squeaked A children’s story (5-15), illustrated by Liverpool children.  Garlic Press 2003

McINTYRE-BROWN, A & WOODLAND, G  :Liverpool, The First 1000 Years. Garlic Press. 2002

McINTYRE-BROWN A & WOODLAND, G. : Cross the Mersey: 800 Years of the World Famous Ferries. Garlic Press. 2003. TWO COPIES.

McINTYRE-BROWN,A & WOODLAND, G : Christmas Day -Liverpool Quiz Book. 2002. Garlic Publishing.


McLEISH, H. : Sunset over Cherbourg. Countyvise. 2001

McLEISH, H :. Cammell Laird – The Inside Story -Pictorial History . The Liverpool Echo. 2011( In Box File)

Mc LOUGHLIN, G : A Short History of the First Liverpool Infirmary 1749 – 1824. Phillimore. 1978.

McMAHON, P & BROOKS, P : An Actor’s Place – Liverpool Repertory Company at the Playhouse 1911 – 1998. Bluecoat Press 2000.

McMANUS,K (see also COHEN)

McNEIL, W (Rev) : The noble women at the Atrium windows in the Lady Chapel of Liverpool Cathedral. Liverpool Echo.

MACILWEE,M: Gangs of Liverpool. Milo Books 2007.

MACILWEE, M : The Liverpool Underworld. Crime in the City 1750 – 1900. Liverpool University Press. 2011.

MACILWEE, M : More Gangs of Liverpool 1890- 1970 Tearaways. Milo Books 2008.

MADDOCKS, G : Liverpool Pals, the 17th, 18th, 19th & 20th Battalions, The King’s Liverpool Regiment, 1914-1919. Pen & Sword Books. 2008. TWO COPIES.

MADDOX, J : In the shelter of each other – growing up in Liverpool in the 1930’s and 1940’s. History Press 2008.

MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL : Centenary Souvenir Programme 1894 – 1994. ( in Box File)

MARENBON, Z.  : Don’t Blow Out the Candle. Hart Davis. 1973.

MARINE INSURANCE CO LTD : Thames and Mersey 1860 – 1960.

MARRINER, S.  :The Economic and Social Development of Merseyside. Croom Helm, 1982.

MARRINER, S : Rathbones of Liverpool . Liverpool University Press. 1961.

MARTIN, B :. Edge Lane Roundabout. Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society Liverpool 1957

MARTIN, W.A.G.  :A Century of Liverpool’s Commerce. Charles Birchall, 1950.

MASEFIELD, J : Wanderer of Liverpool. Stratford Press 1930.

MATTHEWS PRINTS LTD.: Old Liverpool.  A collection of 17 prints & an 18th Century Map of the City. c1985. Reference Only. TWO  COPIES.

MAY, S. W : Old Liverpool. Descriptive Catalogue of the original Sepia Drawings made by William Gawin Herdman.  A special presentation made by John Rankin, Esq., of Liverpool to the Mersey Docks & Harbour Board .1907 (In Box File)

MAY, T  H : Heswall Parish Church. J.W. Lambert & Sons. 1921. ( In Box File)

MAYER, P : A Tram Ride to Dingle. Bluecoat Press. 1996.

MEMORIES OF LIVERPOOL : Time North Books. 2002.

MENUGE, A : Ordinary landscapes, special places – Anfield, Breckfield and the growth of Liverpool’s suburbs.. English Heritage . 2008.

MERKIN, R :  Liverpool Playhouse: A Theatre and It’s City. Liverpool University Press 2011

MERKIN, R (compiled) : Liverpool’s Third Cathedral – Liverpool Everyman Theatre. Liverpool & Merseyside Theatres Trust Ltd. 2004.

MERSEY DOCK & HARBOUR COMPANY : Port of Liverpool . 1978 ( In Box File).

MERSEYSIDE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY : The Changing Face of Liverpool 1207–1770. Merseyside Archaeological Society. 2007.

MERSEYSIDE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY : Journal Volume 2 1978 (in Box File)

MERSEYSIDE ARCHAEOLGICAL SOCIETY : Annual Report 1999 and 2000. (in Box File)


MERSEYSIDE COUNTY COUNCIL : Liverpool’s South Docks – an archaeological and historical survey. Part One : Mann Island – Wapping Basin.

MERSEYSIDE PASSENGER TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE (MPTE) :  The Story of Merseyrail. Brochure. MPTE/British Rail. 1978. TWO COPIES ( In Box File).

MERSEYSIDE PASSENGER TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE (MPTE) : The Story of the Mersey Tunnel officially named Queensway. Reproduction of the original book issued to celebrate the opening of the Mersey Tunnel in 1934. MPTE. 1994.

MERSEYSIDE SOCIALIST RESEARCH GROUP : Merseyside in crisis. Manchester Free Press.

MERSEYSIDE TUNNEL JOINT COMMITTEE : The Mersey Tunnel (Queensway) 1953/54. (In Box File).


MERSEYSIDE UNITY THEATRE : Left Theatre – a documentary record. Merseyside Writers. 1985.

MIDWINTER, E : Old Liverpool.. David & Charles. 1971 TWO COPIES

MILLER, A : Poverty Deserved? 1988.

MILLAR, J : Thomas Brassey –  Railway Builder & Canada Works, Birkenhead. 1993

MILLAR, J : William Heap and his Company 1866.  Wrigley & Sons.1976.TWO COPIES

MILLINGTON, R : The Town Hall. ( In Box File). TWO COPIES

MILLINGTON, R : The House in the Park. Liverpool City Council 1957.(In Box File)

MILLINGTON, R : Guide to Speke Hall. (In Box File)

MILNE, A H : Sir Alfred Lewis Jones. Henry Young & Sons. 1914.

MINNION, J : Pool of Life. Checkmate Books. 2008

MINNION, J : Story of Liverpool in Caricatures. Checkmate Books 2008.

MOBERTY B, E : Josephine Butler. Constable London, 1962.

MONTGOMERY, F A :Edge Hill University College: a History 1885-1985 .1985             ( In Box File)

MOORE, E : Liverpool in the Reign Of Charles II. Edited by William Ferguson Irvine, Henry Young & Sons, Liverpool. 1899. Reference Only.

MOORE, J : Underground Liverpool. Bluecoat Press. 1998. TWO COPIES

MOORE, K : The Mersey Shiprepairers. Life and Work in the Port Industry. Docklands History Project. 1988.

MORLEY, D : Liverpool 1985.

MORLEY, D : Liverpool – images of a great seaport. Bluecoat Press. 1992.

MORRELL, Rev. P.F.A. : Notes on Burton Parish Registers. G.R.Griffith. 1908. ( In Box File)


MORRIS, M & ASHTON, J : Pool of Life – public health walk in Liverpool. Bluecoat Press 2007.

MORRIS, M & SHEARD, S : Liverpool 1997 – celebrating 150 years of public health. 1998 (In Box File).

MOSCARDINI, A: Liverpool City Centre : Architecture and Heritage. Bluecoat Press 2008.

MOSS, W :. Georgian Liverpool, a guide to the city in 1797. Palatine Books. 2007.TWO COPIES

MOSS, W : Liverpool Guide 1796. Crane and Jones.1796.TWO COPIES

MOUNTFIELD, S : Western Gateway.  A History of the Mersey Docks & Harbour Board. Liverpool University Press. 1965


MORTIMER, W: The History of the Hundred of Wirral with a sketch of the City and County of Chester. E J Morten.  1972.

MUIR, R: Bygone Liverpool. Henry Young. 1913.

MUIR, R : A History of Liverpool Liverpool University Press Second Edition 1907. Reference Only

MUIR, R : A History of Liverpool. With maps and illustrations. S R Publishers Ltd 1970. TWO COPIES

MULLETT, M : Politics of Liverpool 1660 – 1688. HSLC. Vol 124. 1973 (In Box File)

MUNBY, S : Merseyside out of crisis. (In Box File).

MURPHY,  G : William Roscoe, His Early Ideals & Influence 1981. ( In Box File)

MURPHY,J : Liverpool VCs. Pen and Sword Books 2008.

MURRAY, B : A folder of press cuttings, leaflets and miscellaneous material relating to Liverpool and Merseyside. (only available to Members by contacting LRO and quoting acession number 7015 – by appointment only)

MURRAY, D : Holy Cross Church, Great Crosshall St, Liverpool..  A centenary celebration. C Moores Ltd., Liverpool 1949.

MURRAY, N : So spirited a town. Visions and versions of Liverpool. Liverpool University Press 2007.TWO COPIES

MUSSON, A.E.  :Enterprise in Soap and Chemicals.  Manchester University Press. 1905.


NASH, M : New Light upon Andrew Picken’s  Annual Liverpool Directory of  Liverpool and its Environs for 1827. Marine and Cannon Books 2016. Reference Only.

NEAL, F.  : Sectarian Violence. The Liverpool Experience 1819-1914 . Manchester University Press. 1988.

NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL : Conservation Technologies (In Box File)

NATIONAL MUSEUMS & GALLERIES : Staying power – black presence in Liverpool. 1991.


NATIONAL TRUST : Little Moreton Hall (In Box File)

NEWELL, E : Albert Dock Liverpool. (In Box File)

NEWSHAM PARK : Byelaws for the Management and Regulation of Newsham Park –  June 1877. (In Box File)


NOTTINGHAM L :   Rathbone Brothers.  From Merchant to Banker, 1742-1992. 1992. 2COPIES.


O’CONNOR, F :  Liverpool, Our City, Our Heritage.  1990

O’CONNOR, F : Liverpool – it all came tumbling down. Updated Version 2004

O’MARA, P : The Autobiography of a Liverpool Slummy. Bluecoat Press  2000

O’NEILL, J : Hoylake then and now in colour. History Press 2012.

O’REILLY, F : Liverpool Firebobbies Volume 1 . Countyvise 2008.

ORMEROD, H A :The Liverpool Royal Institution: A Record and a Retrospect. Liverpool University Press 1953 THREE COPIES.

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PAGET-TOMLINSON, E : North West Steamships. Countryside Publications. 1980.

PALMER, W T : River Mersey. R Hale. 1944.

PARKINSON, C.   : Rise of the Port of Liverpool.   Liverpool University Press, 1952.

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PARROTT, K : Pictorial Liverpool – Art of W G Herdman and William Herdman . Bluecoat Press 2005.

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PAUL, D : Anfield Voices. History and anecdotal accounts by Liverpool Football Club Supporters, with foreword by Ness Shankly. 1998

PAUL, D : Speke to Me A personal childhood experience post WWII. Amberley Publishing.  2011

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PEARCE, J P :Romance of Ancient Leverpoole (Illustrated). Philip Son & Nephew.

PEARCE, J P: A Popular Excursion through Ancient Liverpool. Third Enlarged Edition. Philip Son & Nephew.(In Box File).

PEARSON, J : Neston and Parkgate. Countyvise. 1987. TWO copies. (In Box File)

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PHILLIPS, C.B. and SMITH, J.H. :Lancashire and Cheshire from AD 1540. Longman. 1994.

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PICTON, J A.  : Memorials of Liverpool. Volume II (Topographical). Longmans Green & Co. 1873  Reference Only.

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PICTON, J A : Memorials of Liverpool Volume 11(Topographical). Longmans Green & Co 1875. Reference Only.

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PINFOLD, J : Hoylake Race Course and the Beginnings of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.  I & M Boumphrey.

PIXTON, B : Liverpool & Manchester 1: LNWR, an illustrated account of its track, route and workings. Kestrel Railway Books. 2006

PLACE, G :The Rise and Fall of Parkgate. Passenger Port of Ireland 1686-1815. Chetham Society. 1994. TWO copies.

PLACE, G : This is Parkgate. Its Buildings and their Story. Parkgate & District Society. 1979. ( In Box File)

PLANT, A.G : A History of Kirkby 1988. ( In Box File)

POCOCK, R F & GARRATT, G R M: The Origins of Maritime Radio. HMSO 1972

PORT OF LIVERPOOL BUILDING : Brochure advertising the building’s facilities. (In Box File)

POSTANCE, R (Rev) : Old Liverpool. Reprint from 1889. (In Box File) TWO COPIES


POWELL, W : All Saint’s Church, Stoneycroft, Liverpool. 1875-1975.All Saints Church. 1975. ( In Box File)

POWER,D  (see also COOPER, J)

POWER,M (see also ASCOTT D E)

PRESTON, D :. Wilful Murder: The sinking of the Lusitania. Corgi 2003.

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PUMPHREY, G H : The Story of Liverpool’s Public Services. Liverpool University Press 1940.

PYE, K : A Brighter Hope – Story of Liverpool Hope University. Liverpool University Press 2009.

PYE, K : Discover Liverpool-The Complete History. Trinity Mirror 2007.TWO COPIES

PYE, K : Bloody British History, Liverpool. History Press 2011 TWO COPIES.

PYE, K : Liverpool Pubs . Amberley Publishing 2015.


RANKIN, J : Herdman’s Liverpool. A collection of drawings reproduced with an introduction by WCM Jackson depicting early scenes in and around Liverpool, Birkenhead etc.  Gallery Press. 1968

RATHBONE, E : The Disinherited Family. Falling Wall Press. 1986.(new edition).

READ, G and STAMMERS, M (Compilers) : Guide to the Records of the Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume 1. International Maritime Economic History Association 1995 (Volume 2 is under LITTLER, D)

READ, G & JEBSON, D : A Voice in the City. Liverpool City Mission.

READER, W J : Fifty Years of Unilever 1930-1980 – a  commemorative copy of a social and working history. 1980

REES, D B : The Life and Work of Owen Thomas1812- 1891. Welsh Preacher in Liverpool. Edwin Mallen Press. 1999.

REES, D B : The Welsh of Merseyside in the Twentieth Century – Volume 2. Modern West Publishers 2001.

REES, J.S. : History of the Liverpool Pilotage Service. Southport Guardian.

REES, P.  : Merseyside’s Industrial Past. North West Society for Archaeology and History. (In Box File)

REES, P : Excavations at Chatsworth Street cutting , part of the original terminus of the Liverpool to Manchester railway. OUP. 1980 (In Box File – Reference Only).

RICHARDSON, A F : Eric Carr : artist and sculptor of Liverpool. West Derby Press.

RICHARDSON, A F : Well I never noticed ! Statues and Monuments of Liverpool and Bootle. Part One.

RICHARDSON, A F : Major Public Buildings of England & Wales : No.1 : St George’s Hall, Liverpool. West Derby Press (In Box File)

RICHARDSON, D, SCHARTZ, S & TIBBLES A, Editors : Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery.    Liverpool University Press .2007

RICHARDSON, J : The Local Historian’s Encyclopedia. Historical Publications. 1989.

RIDEN P : Local History.  An illustrated handbook guide 1988

RILEY, J : Life of Riley – Joe Riley. Headland Press 2000.

RILEY, J : Today’s Cathedral : The Cathedral Church of Christ, Liverpool”.  London SPK. 1978

RITCHIE-NOAKES, N : Old Docks . Shire Publications. 1987 TWO COPIES (In Box File).

RITCHIE-NOAKES, N : Liverpool’s Historic Waterfront. HMSO. 1984.

ROBERTS, A C : Prescot of yesteryear- pictorial review of an historic town. Allied Publishers. 1990.

ROBERTS, B W : RATS – a truth and illusion. N Giotti 2000.

ROBERTS, D & STEERS, D (editors) : Liverpool Unitarians – Faith and Action.

ROBERTS, G (compiled) : Discovering Dockland. Merseyside County Council.

ROBERTS, S : First 100 years of the Telephone service in the Liverpool Telephone area. BT. 1981.


ROBINSON, J & D :  Lighthouses of Liverpool Bay. Tempus Publishing .2007  TWO COPIES

ROBINSON-WALSH, D : Postcards of Liverpool (In Box File)

ROCHE, T W E : Samuel Cunard and the North Atlantic. McDonald. 1971.

ROSCOE, H :The Life of William Roscoe. Volumes I & II  .1833

ROSNEY, M & M : Secret Liverpool. Amberley 2015.

ROTHWELL, C : Britain in Old Photographs – Liverpool.  Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1996.

ROTHWELL, C : Liverpool in Times Past. Countryside Publications. TWO COPIES.

ROTHWELL, C : Merseyside Recipes. Countryside Publications.

ROYDEN, M : Pioneers and Perseverance – History of Royal School for the Blind 1791 – 1991. Countyvise Publications.

RUSHTON, P : Mrs Tinne’s Wardrobe. A Liverpool Lady’s Clothes 1900-1940. The Bluecoat Press in association with the National Museums Liverpool. 2006

RUSSELL, E :  Not a Dead See.  An account of the life and growth of the Diocese of Liverpool.  1996

RUSSELL, P : Liverpool’s Children in the Second World War. History Press. 2009.

RYAN, N. :St Francis Xavier’s Church Centenary 1848-1948. TWO COPIES.


ST DENIOLS LIBRARY : Assorted Booklets (In Box File)

ST MICHAEL IN THE HAMLET : Centenary Handbook 1815 – 1915. (In Box File)

SALE, P : Tom Kipper’s Schooldays. Memories of an Irish Childhood in Liverpool. Headline Review 2007.

SALVIDGE, S : Salvidge of Liverpool . Behind the Political Scene 1890 – 1928. Hodder & Stoughton. 1934.

SARGEN, I : Our Men in Brazil –  the Hesketh brothers abroad during the 19thc. The story of 3 Liverpool Merchant brothers abroad who became Brazilian Consulates. Scotforth Books 2010

SAUNDERS, W H : The Making of Liverpool – An Address to the Liverpool Philomathic Society. 1918 ( In Box File)

SAVE: Triumph, Disaster and Decay. SAVE;s Survey of Liverpool’s Heritage. 2009.

SCARTH, A : Titanic and Liverpool .Liverpool University Press 2009.


SCHWARTZ, S :   Slave Captain :The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade. Liverpool University Press. 2008.

SCOTT, D : Liverpool. A & C Black 1907.

SCOTT, D :  Urban Cowboys – lost worlds of doorstep milk.  PHD Design & Printing.  2010

SCOTT, W D  :Liverpool 1907.  Gallery Press. 1979  2 COPIES

SCOUSE PRESS : Liverpool: Liverpool Packet No: 2+2. Scouse Press. 1984

SCOUSE PRESS : An Everyday History of Liverpool. Vol. 1. Scouse Press. Reference Only.

SCOUSE PRESS: An Everyday History of Liverpool Vol 2. – as recorded in Gore’s Annals covering 1894-1940. Scouse Press. Reference Only.


SHARPLES,J : Built on Commerce. Liverpool’s Central Business District. English Heritage 2008.

SHARPLES, J : Liverpool City Guide. Yale University Press. 2004  

SHARPLES, J.  : Charles Reilly and the Liverpool School of Architecture 1904-1933. Catalogue of exhibition at Walker Art Gallery October 1996-February 1997.

SHARPLES, J : Merchant Palaces – Liverpool and Wirral Mansions. Bluecoat Press 2007.

SHARPLES, J : The Oratory – a guide to the building and its monuments. NMGM. 1991. (In Box File)

SHAW, B: Liverpool -An Alternative Guide. Blue Moon Publishing 2012.

SHAW, F : My Liverpool.  Gallery Press 1971. TWO COPIES

SHAW, P : An Artist’s War. The Art and Letters of Morris and Alice Williams. History Press 2017.

SHAW, P : Undaunted Spirit. The Art and Craft of Gertrude Alice Meredith Williams. Independent Publishing Network 2018.

SHAW,G T : History of the Athenaeum, Liverpool 1798 – 1898. Rockcliff. 1898

SHEFFIELD STAR : Remember Hillsborough. Archive Publications 1990.

SHEPHERD, J A. :A History of the Liverpool Medical Institution. Bemrose Press 1979 TWO COPIES

SHEPPARD, D & WORLOCK, D : Better Together – Christian Partnership in a hurt city. Hodder & Stoughton. 1988

SHERMAN,  A E (see also SMITH, J F)

SHERWOOD, M :  Pastor Daniels Ekarte & the African Churches Mission, Liverpool 1931-1964. The Savannah Press. 1994.

SIMEY, M : Democracy rediscovered – a study of Police accountability. Pluto Press. 1988.

SIMEY, M : The Disinherited Society. A Personal View of social responsibility in Liverpool during thev Twentieth Century. Liverpool University Press. 1996.

SINCLAIR, D : Dockers – The ’95 to ’98 Lockout. Amberley Press 2015.

SINCLAIR, R C : Across the Irish Sea- Belfast to Liverpool shipping since 1819. Conway Maritime Press 1990.

SINGLETON, D : Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Dalesman Books. 1975.

SKELLY, G : Murderers or Martyrs. Waterside Press. 2012.

SLOAN, T : Treadmill and the Rope – history of a Liverpool prison. 1988. Gallery Press.

SMALLPAGE, E (see also LAMB,C)

SMITH, A : The Illustrated Guide to Liverpool Herculaneum Pottery, 1796-1840. Barrie & Jenkins Ltd  1970.

SMITH, A : Liverpool Pottery. City of Liverpool Museums. (In Box File) TWO COPIES.

SMITH, E H : A History of Mossley Parish Church 1875-1975. Seel House Press. 1975 (In Box File)

SMITH, J F , HEMM, G & SHENNAN, A E: Liverpool – Past-Present- Future. Northern Publishing 1948.

SMITH, L.S. : The Japanese Consul. The life of James Lord Bowes in Liverpool. Liverpool History Press. 2013.

SMITH, W (editor)  :A Scientific Survey of Merseyside.  Liverpool University Press .1953. 3 COPIES.

SMITHERS, H : Liverpool, its Commerce, Statistics and Institutions with a History of the Cotton Trade. Thomas Kaye 1825.  Reference Only

SMITHIES, B : One Day in the Life of the North West.( Collection of photographs by people of the region) Carnegie Publications. 1991.

STAMMERS, M : Sail on the Mersey. A short Illustrated History of Sail Boats on the Mersey. 1985 ( In Box File) TWO COPIES.

 STAMMERS, M. : Mersey Flats and Flatmen.  Lavenham Press, 1993.

STAMMERS, M : Liverpool – the Port and its Ships . Alan Sutton. 1991.

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STEEL, R W & PROTHERO, R M (ed): Geographers and the Tropics- Liverpool essays. Longmans 1964.

STEWART-BROWN, R : A History of the Manor and Township of Allerton in the County of Lancaster. E Howell 1911.

STEWART-BROWN, R : Birkenhead Priory and the Mersey Ferry. State Assurance Co Ltd 1925.

STONEHOUSE, J :   The Streets of Liverpool. First published in 1869.  Liverpool Libraries and Information Services.  2002. TWO COPIES.


STONOR, R J : Liverpool’s Hidden Story(Catholic Church in Liverpool). Birchley Hall Press 1957. (photocopied version).

STORER (see also KNOWLE)


TANNER, D : Everyman – the first 100 years. 1974.

TARBUCK, J : Southport as it was. Hendon Publishers. 1972.

THAMES & MERSEY MARINE INSURANCE CO: History of Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company 1860 – 1960 . TMMI 1960.

THOMAS, A : Chatham Street and Chatham Building, Liverpool ( In Box File)

THOMAS, R H G : Liverpool and Manchester Railway. 1980.


TIERNAN, J : Twelve Good and Lawful Men…and Miss Proctor.  Public Library Pioneers in the NW 1850-1905. Booklet. CLIP .2007 ( In Box File).

TIFFEN, H J :A History of the Liverpool Institute Schools, 1825-1935.  Liverpool Institute Old Boys’ Association. 1935

TOBIN, I:  The Parish of Eastham. Liverpool Daily Post Printers. 1920. Reference Only.

TOLLEY, B H : Liverpool – the American cotton trade. Longman. 1978.

TOOLE, M : Mrs Bessie Braddock MP. R Hale 1957.

TOXTETH PARK : Postcard Views of Toxteth Park ( In Box File)

TRUST, G : John Moss of Otterspool (1782- 1858) – railway pioneer, slave owner and banker. Authors House. 2010.

TUCKER, S D  : Paranormal Merseyside: An exploration of the myths and legends connected with places and people.  Amberley Press 2013

TULLOCH, A : Aintree Days. Life experience growing-up in a post WWII Liverpool suburb. Sutton Press .2006

TULLOCH, A :The Little Book of Liverpool. The History Press.  2011 

TWEMLOW, J. A.   : Liverpool Town Books 1550-1862. Vol I 1550-1571.  Liverpool University Press, 1918. Reference Only.

TYRER, F  : The Great Diurnal of N. Blundell. Vol I: 1702-1711 and Vol III: 1720-1728. The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire 1968 and 1972.


UNGER, M : The Hitlers of Liverpool  Bluecoat Press 2011

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL : The Story of Liverpool. Produced to coincide with the exhibition of the same name held in 1951. University of Liverpool. 1951


UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL : A Record of the Opening of the Harold Cohen Library on 21 May 1938 by Rt.Hon. The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. KG. Reference Only. (In Box File).

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL : Calendar Prospectus & Curriculum, 1919 & 1920 Handbook. University Press .1919

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL : Royal Infirmary – A History (In Box File)

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL : A short history of 126 Mount Pleasant. 1986 (In Box File).

UNWIN, F : Reflections on the Mersey.  Gallery Press. 1983. TWO COPIES

UNWIN, F : Mersey Memories. Galley Press 1986. TWO COPIES


VAN MULLEM, C and BIGGS, L :The Bluecoat, yesterday and today. 1976.

VAUGHAN , E : By tram to Garston. 1986. (In Box File).

VAUGHAN, F H : Ancient Chapel of Toxteth. 1939 (Reference only and In Box File). 2 COPIES.


VIEW FROM THE WINDOW : High Rise Living in Liverpool : 18 August –  22 October 2000. (In Box File)


WADE, S : Foul deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Liverpool.  Crime stories. Wharncliffe Books 2006

WAINWRIGHT, D.  : Liverpool Gentlemen. A History of Liverpool College.  Faber and Faber 1960.

WALKER ART GALLERY : Walker Art Gallery – the first 100 years. Merseyside County Council. (In Box File).

WALKER ART GALLERY : Edward Lear and Knowsley. (In Box File).

WALKER ART GALLERY : Sudley – Emma Holt Bequest.

WALKER ART GALLERY : The Art Sheds 1894 – 1905. An Exhibition to celebrate the Centenary of the University of Liverpool 1981. Merseyside County Council ( In Box File)

WALLER, P J : Democracy and sectarianism. A Political and Social History of Liverpool 1868 – 1939. Liverpool University Press. 1981.

WARNER-RADCLIFFE, K : Merseyside at work – Ferries. Countyvise Publications. 1982. (In Box File).

WATSON, J A : A Hundred Years of Sugar Refining. The Story of Love Lane Refinery 1872-1972. Tate & Lyle Refineries 1973.

WEST, J : Village Records.  1962

WESTON, L & COSTELLO, R :The alternative guide to Liverpool . Capital of Culture. 2008.

WHALE, D : The Liners of Liverpool. Part 1 . Birkenhead Press. 1986. TWO COPIES

WHALE, D : The Liners of Liverpool Part 2 . Birkenhead Press 1987.TWO COPIES

WHALE, D : Liners of Liverpool Part 3. Birkenhead Press 1988.TWO COPIES.

WHALE, D : Lost Villages of Liverpool. Part One. Stephenson & Sons. Second Edition 1985. (In Box File). TWO COPIES

WHALE, D : Lost Villages of Liverpool.  Part Two. Stephenson & Sons Second Edition 1985.( Box File)

WHALE, D : Lost Villages of Liverpool . Part Three. Stephenson  & Sons Second Edition 1985. (Box File)



WHITEHEAD, M : Held in Trust, 2008 Years of Sacred Culture. A celebration book & catalogue of religious artefacts displayed at St Francis Xaviour’s Church. St Ome’s Press.      TWO COPIES

WHITEHOUSE, J  NICHOLLS, D  & WOODLAND, G : Stephen Broadbent, Sculptor. His commissions between 1987-1997.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Liverpool Characters & Eccentrics. Gallery Press . 1985.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R :  Liverpool Colonnade.  E.J. Morten 1976

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Liverpool Echoes. Bluecoat Press. 2002.

WHITTINGTON_EGAN, R : Liverpool Oddities Gallery Press 1986.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN , R : Liverpool Log Book. Gallery Press. 1987.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Liverpool Roundabout. Philip Son & Nephew. 1957

WHITTINGTON-EGAN , R : Liverpool Shadows. Bluecoat Press. 2002.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Liverpool Soundings. Gallery Press 1969.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Liverpool – this is my city. Gallery Press. 1972.

WHITTINGTON-EGAN, R : Tales of Liverpool. Murder, Mayhem and Mystery. Gallery Press. 1985

WHITWORTH , R : Merseyside at war – day by day diary of the 1940/41 bombing. Scouse Press 1988.

WILKINSON, C : Liverpool – Pool of Life. Bluecoat Press.

WILKINSON, C: Liverpool from the air. Bluecoat Press 1999.

WILKINSON, C : Looking back – Liverpool and New Brighton. Editions Ltd. 1991

WILKINSON, C : Picture Post in Liverpool. Bluecoat Press.2011.

WILKINSON, C :  The Streets of Liverpool. A photographic compilation. Bluecoat Press. 1993.  TWO COPIES.

WILKINSON,C :Liverpool characters and streets. Bluecoat Press 2009.

WILLET, J : Art in a City.  Methuen, London.  1967.


WILLIAMS, E : The Story of Sunlight. Unilever. 1984. To commemorate 10th anniversary of Port Sunlight Heritage Centre. 1994.

WILLIAMS, K J : Ghost Ships of the Mersey. Countyvise Publications. (In Box File).

WILLIAMS, P H : LIVERPOLITANA An illustrated history of Liverpool, its people, buildings, industry etc. Merseyside Civic Society. 1971  TWO COPIES

WILLIAMS,R( see also BOTT,O)

WIRRAL MEMORIES : Volume 1. Wirral Champion 1998 (In Box File)

WIRRAL BOROUGH COUNCIL : Memories or Chronicles of Birkenhead – first produced in 1898. 1995

WIRRAL MBC : Birkenhead Priory – A Closer Look (In Box File )

WONG, M L : Chinese Liverpudlians – history of Chinese community in Liverpool . Liver Press 1989.

WOODING,H : Liverpool’s Working Horses. The Cromwell Press 1991.

WOODLAND, G : Waterfront. Photographic essay. Garlic Press/Cities 500. 2003

WOODLAND, G & BAXTER, L : Liverpool, World Heritage City. Barge Pole Press/Cities 500. 2004


WOODS, C (see also FREETHY,R)

WOODS, J :   Peace in my Time-One Scouser’s War. 1995                                                        

WOODS, J : Growin’ up – one Scouser’s social history 1925-42. Carnegie Press. 1989.

WOOLTON SOCIETY : Woolton Stone and Liverpool Cathedral. Woolton Society. 2016.

WORLOCK, D : Bread upon the waters. St Paul Publishers. 1999.

(also see SHEPPARD)

WRAY, I (Ed) : Mersey – the river that changed the world. Bluecoat Press. 2007.

WRIGHT, M(see also GIBSON, M


YORKE, B & R : Britain’s First Lifeboat Station Formby 1776-1918. The Alt Press.  1979. TWO COPIES.

YOUDE, B : Beyond the Bar. A Light History of the Liverpool Pilot Service. Laver Publishing 1994.


YOUNG, H.E. : A Perambulation of the Hundred of Wirral. Henry Young & Sons. 1909. Reference Only.

YOUNG, D & M.  : More Pictures From the Past: A unique collection of photographs of old Hoylake, Meols and West Kirby.1984.

YOUNG, D & M :   More Pictures from the Past : photographs of Bromborough, Burton, Eastham, Heswall, Neston, Ness, Parkgate and Willaston.

YOUNG , D & M : Mersey Maritime Memories. Part One. 1990.

YOUNG, P & HUNT, C (Ed) : It’s Sound – a Celebration of Radio Merseyside. Bluecoat Press. 1997.


ZEEBRUGGE RAID April 23 1918 (In Box File).