Vol 4 (1851-1852)

Much of the material in this volume was contributed by Joseph Mayer and Abraham Hume, two of the founder members, and it also includes an illustrated paper on the township and village of Everton

Front matter:
Report and balance sheet
Contents of volumes 1 – 4

First Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Mock corporation in Liverpool
R. Brooke

The alleged royal visits to Liverpool
Joseph Mayer

Second Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Roman coins found at Tarbock exhibited

Exhibition of a deed dated 3 Elizabeth I, relating to Liverpool quay
Joseph Mayer

An account of Warrington siege A. D. 1643; and of some manuscripts of that period recently discovered at Houghton Green, near Warrington
James Kendrick

An account of the ancient hall of Samlesbury, near Preston
Alfred Rimmer

Third Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Exhibition of a prayer book used by Liverpool dissenters known as ‘Octagonians’, and a paper by Bryan Blundell regarding seizure of cotton at Liverpool in 1784
R. Brooke

Account of the grant of free warren, by Henry III, to Thomas Gresley, sixth baron of Manchester
John Harland

Remarks on the ancient mural painting of the General Judgment, recently discovered in Gawsworth church
Rev. Abraham Hume

Fourth Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Historical notes, respecting the township and village of Everton
James Stonehouse

Topography and antiquities of Southport and its neighbourhood
Hugh Gawthrop

Fifth Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Exhibition of document: depositions of witnesses at a court of exchequer held at Chester, 1607
Rev. Abraham Hume

A Lancashire charm, in cypher, against witchcraft and evil spirits
John Harland

Memoir of the earls of Chester. Part II – The Norman earls
William Williams Mortimer

Sixth Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Tarvin church and Eddisbury hill
David Thom

Exhibition of a letter concerning the purchase of wine for His Majesty’s ships, and details of a letter from James Boardman of Aigburth regarding Lord Nelson and Bronte wine
Mr Woodhouse

Traces of the Britons, Saxons, and Danes in the Foreland of the Fylde
Rev. William Thornber

Seventh Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Exhibition of a silver tankard, presented to Mr. Wolf of Madeley, Shropshire by Charles II for hiding him after the battle of Worcester
W. Rathbone

The Danes in Lancashire
John Just

British burial places near Bolton, co. Lancaster
Matthew Dawes

Eighth Meeting – Proceedings and communications

Exhibition of a spoon of Prince Charles Edward, the ‘young Pretender’
Joseph Mayer

Communication re tilting ground at Gawsworth
Richard Brooke

Communications re House of Correction in Liverpool and ducking stools
Richard Brooke

Exhibition of plague stone from Wash Lane, Latchford, Warrington
James Kendrick

Liverpool churches and chapels; their destruction, removal or alteration: with notices of clergymen, ministers and others
Rev. David Thom

Letters relating to Lancashire and Cheshire; – temp. James I, Charles I and Charles II
Thomas Dorning Hibbert

Notes on the church of West Kirby, Cheshire
James Middleton

Account of Day Meetings

Historical and antiquarian notes on Warrington and its neighbourhood
John Robson

Special General Meeting



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