The Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the history of Lancashire and Cheshire, the history of Liverpool, Manchester, Lancaster, Chester, Preston, and Cumbria. History of the Mersey and Merseyside.

The Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the history of Lancashire and Cheshire, the history of Liverpool, Manchester, Lancaster, Chester, Preston, and Cumbria. History of the Mersey and Merseyside.

The Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the history of Lancashire and Cheshire, the history of Liverpool, Manchester, Lancaster, Chester, Preston, and Cumbria. History of the Mersey and Merseyside.

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Established 1848

Promoting study of the history of Lancashire and Cheshire for over one hundred and fifty years

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Membership of the Society is of tremendous value to anyone interested in the history of the counties of Lancashire and Cheshire. The Society has a distinguished past as one of the oldest county historical societies in Britain, and continues to promote understanding of diverse aspects of regional and local history in north-west England.

The Society welcomes new members. Members enjoy the benefits of the annual Transactions of the Society, a programme of meetings and lectures, and the use of an extensive library. Please note that as a charity we do not have the resources to carry out research on behalf of members of the Society or the wider public.

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The scholarly standard of Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire is widely respected. This attractively bound hardback journal contains a range of articles reflecting recent research on the history of Lancashire and Cheshire. The articles and book reviews cover a range of themes and periods, and are of wide-ranging interest.

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