Membership

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Membership benefits include:

  • Annual Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. This scholarly, informative and attractive¬†volume is free to members.
  • An interesting programme of lectures and meetings reflecting high quality scholarship on regional and local history.
  • The opportunity to use an extensive library of texts on the history of Lancashire and Cheshire, including many works which are now out of print.
  • Newsletters containing details of forthcoming events in Lancashire and Cheshire, and articles of interest.

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  • Star Chamber, Leasowe Castle
    Leasowe Castle is thought to have been built in about 1593 by Ferdinando, 5th earl of Derby. After the demolition of the old Exchequer Buildings at Westminster in 1836 some of the oak panelling from Star Chamber was used to panel the room shown in the photograph .
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