Vol 166 (2017)

This volume of our Journal was produced by our new editor, Bertie Dockerill, it includes the HSLC Master’s Dissertation Prizewinner for 2016 together with a variety of articles, mostly covering topics from modern Lancashire history

This volume is not available on our website at present.


Front matter:
Editorial note
Notes on contributors

Some Early Members of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire
P. J. Cox

John Bruen of Stapleford (1560-1625) and his Biographer
R.C. Richardson

‘My Interest Be Your Guide’: Richard Watt (1724-1796), Merchant of Liverpool and Kingston, Jamaica
Anthony Tibbles

John Gray (1812-1881), Lancashire Cotton-mill Owner: Adventures of a Yachtsman, Artist and Entomologist
R.B. Williams

Beyond Her Benny: Reimagining the ‘Street Arab’ in Victorian Liverpool
Lucy Kilfoyle

New Crowds in New Spaces: Railway Excursions for the Working Classes in North West England in the Mid-nineteenth Century
Susan Major

Exploring Sentencing Patterns for Female Drunkenness and Crimes of Violence in Mid-Victorian Lancashire
Craig Stafford

HSLC Master’s Dissertation Prizewinner 2016
‘Militant Liverpool’ as Liverpool Exceptionalism: The Rise, Fall and Character of the City Council, 1983-1987
Jonny Ball

Book Reviews

Council and officers’ reports for the year 2016


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