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The Lancashire and Cheshire                
Antiquarian Society

Founded 1883

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Albisetti, James C; The ‘inevitable Schwabes' (2002)


Allan, Robin; ‘The delight I experience out of doors’: Crichton Porteous, writer of the north west (2003)


Barnes, Gerrard; Chester’s feuding newspapers and the unreformed city corporation (2003)


Binfield, Clyde; A matter of appearances: The Boothroyds and Southport Congregationalism (2000)


Boyd, A W; Great Budworth Churchwardens Accounts (1933)


Boyd, A W: Town books of Sevenoaks (1928)


Brumhead, Derek; Remaking the city: The impact of the railway on late Victorian Manchester (2004)


Caruana, Viv; Manchester Airport from provincial aerodrome to international gateway, 1934 - 1980 (2004)


Cass, Eddie; The G R Axon collection of broadsides (2004)


A memorial William Henry Chaloner MA PHd 1914 - 1987 (1998)


Clayton, Nick; A missed opportunity? Bicycle manufacturing in Manchester 1880 - 1900 (2004)


Collins, Steve; ‘An eminent bibliophile and man of letters’: James Crossley of Manchester (2001)


Crossley, F H; Constructional design of timber roofs in the churches of Cheshire (1937)


Dent, J S and Smith W J; Stockport Castle and the Staircase cafe (1977)


Davies, J; A polished discoidal flint knife from Slatepit Moor, Lancashire: A communication


Dore, R N; 1642: The coming of the Civil War to Cheshire: Conflicting actions and impressions (1991)


Duffy, Jill; The forgotten revolutionary (2002)


Easson, Angus;  Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton: A novel of 1848? (1990)


Eastwood, David; The papers of the Second Earl of Warrington (2007)


Edmonds, Jill; ‘Celebrated and wonderful’. Master Betty on tour in Liverpool, Chester and Manchester in 1804 (2002)


Edmunds, Janet; Milling through the ages at Goosnargh Mill (2007)


Evans, Rod; Manchester book trade: A preliminary bibliography (2001)


Firth, Peter; Co-operative societies and the poor working class, 1870 - 1914: The case of north east Lancashire (2005)


Firth, Peter; Powerloom overlookers. Labour aristocracy of north east Lancashire cotton weaving, 1890 - 1920 (2003)



Firth, Peter; Temperance and politics in north east Lancashire c 1890 - c 1910 (1993)



Firth, Peter; Unemployment and the weaving industry in north east Lancashire 1919 - 29 (2007)



Fletcher, John C; Canal restoration in the north west since the 1970s (2004)



Ford, C S; The Reverend Theophilus Caleb: Race, politics and religion in a south east Lancashire village 1926 - 1932 (1991)



Foster, Charles; Farms and the economy in Cheshire and Lancashire (2005)



Fowler, A and Wyke, Terry; Tickling Lancashire’s funny bone: The gradeley cartoons of Sam Fitton (1993)



Gadman, Grahame; Samuel Gorton, a Lancashire radical in New England: An introduction (2003)



Gandy, John; John James Phelphs and his antiquarian collection at Chetham’s Library (2003)



Garrard, John; The Mayoralty since 1835 (1994)



George, A D; The rise and fall of the Manchester motor industry (2004)



Gibb, Tony; Secondhand bookselling in Manchester: A personal backward glance (2001)



Giles, Phyllis M; ‘The perplexed and ill-managed affairs of the Stockport Bank’ 1791 - 1827 (1992)



Gill, Miriam; ‘Now help, St George, oure lady knyght….to strengthe our kyng and England ryght’. Rare scenes of St George in a wall painting at Astbury, Cheshire (1995)



Glen, Robert; The Cheshire book trade revisited (1993)



Gratton, J M and Booth, P H W; Sir George Middleton of Leighton, a Lancashire Penruddock? Documents on preparations for a failed royalist rising in north Lancashire, 1655 (1995)



Greene, J Patrick; The 1830 warehouse and the nineteenth century trade in timber (1994)



Grossinger, Christa; The relationship between Manchester Cathedral misericords and those in Ripon Cathedral and Beverley Minster (2002)



Guscott, S J; Merchants, money and myth making: The life of Humphrey Chetham reassessed (2003)


Hair, Paul E H; The historiography of the Wirral (2003)


Hallam, A M; A collared urn of the Middle Bronze Age from Chorley, Lancashire


Hallam, John; The Pendleton legend, Craggs Farm footprints and Apronfull Hill (1995)


Harnden, Keith; The restoration and conversion of Alkrington Hall, Middleton (1995)


Hayton, Sandra; A search for the underclass (2000)


Higham, Mary C; Place names and local history (2003)


Hitch, Alan; William Cockerill: A Lancashire entrepreneur in Europe (1991)


Hodgkins, David; Sir William Watkin. A Manchester man and the Cheshire Lines (2004)


Hodgson, John R; Dunham Massey papers (1995)


Holt, Jennifer S; Hornby town and the textiles of Melling parish in the early-modern period (2005)


Horner, Craig; ‘That great fountain of truth, good manners and whatnot’: Competing for the hearts and minds of newspaper readers in Manchester, 1730 - 60 (2001)


Hunwick, Christopher; Who shall reform the reformers? Corruption in the Elizabethan Collegiate Church of Manchester (2005)


Isaac, Peter; The English provincial book trade to 1800 (2001)


Jarvis, Rupert C; The Manchester constables 1745


Jolly, Sandra; Ethos and regime in juvenile reformatories in Lancashire, circa 1854 - 1900 (2000)


Loverseed, D E; The ‘gas question’ in Marple 1887 (1993)


Maddison, J M; Master masons of the Diocese of Lichfield: A study in 14th century architecture at the time of the Black Death (1988)


Maidment, Brian; The Manchester common reader - Abel Heywood’s ‘Evidence’ and the early Victorian reading public (2001)


Marsh, Rosemary; Margaret Pilkington and her circle (2001)


Matthews, Stephen; Good King Offa, legends of a pious king (2002)


Matthews, Stephen; Mr Baldwin’s balloon; a forgotten flight (2003)


Matthews, Stephen; ‘Our suffering county’: Cheshire in the cattle plague of 1866. Correspondence received by Rowland Egerton Warburton of Arley Hall (2000)


Matthews, Stephen; Stockport and east Cheshire in the cattle plague of 1865 - 66 (2007)


McNeil, Robina; The 1830 railway warehouse: An old model for a new system (2004)


Mitchell, Ian; The book trades in Cheshire 1680 - 1830 (1999)


Morrill, John; R N Dore: An appreciation (1995)


Nevell, Michael; The River Irwell and the archaeology of Manchester’s early waterfronts (2004)


Parrott, V R; Manchester attorneys: occupation, communication and organisation. A study of the profession before 1838 (1992)


Patterson, Helen Temple; The Cheshire connections of the French poet Alfred de Vigny


Peel, Robert; Some notes on Wilmslow parish registers (1915)


Phelps, J J; A gold pendant of early Irish origin


Powell, Michael and Wyke, Terry; Neil Richardson. Local history publisher (2007)


Powell, Michael; Towards a history of book ownership in Manchester (2001)


Preece, Rosemary; Mining communities and the Miners’ Welfare Fund in the Lancashire and Yorkshire coalfields (2000)


Ramwell, Julie; Joseph and James Harrop of Manchester (2001)


Rathbone, Peter; The lives of the people of Crompton, Lancashire (2000)


Scholefield, R A; Manchester’s early airfields: Establishment, development and operations (2004)


Sheard, Sally; James Newlands and William Henry Duncan of Liverpool: A partnership in public health (1991)


Shotter, David; Romans in north west England: Conquest and occupation (2005)


Snape, Michael; ‘The Surey Imposter’: Demonic possession and religious conflict in seventeenth century Lancashire (1994)


Taylor, Clare; Wythenshawe Hall and the Tatton family (1991)


Taylor, R; Coastal salt industry of Amounderness


Timmins, Geoff; Coping with road traffic in expanding urban areas: Manchester and its environs during the Industrial Revolution (2004)


Tomlinson, V I; Letters of a Lancashire Luddite transported to Australia, 1812 - 1816


Vale, David; Connecting Manchester to the sea: The origins and early years of the Mersey and Irwell Navigation (2004)


Veenhoff, A and Smolenaars, M; Hugh Goodyear and his papers (1999)


Walton, John K; The world’s first working class seaside resort? Blackpool revisited, 1840 - 1974 (1992)


Whalen, Kathy and Powell, Michael; ‘An asylum for scraponisms’. Albums of ephemera at Chetham’s Library (2003)


Wilson, J F; Competition in the early gas industry: The case of Chester Gaslight Co. 1817 - 1856 (1990)


Wiltshire, Irene; William Gaskell’s poetry and and poetry lectures


Winstanley, Michael; Preventive policing in Oldham c 1826 - 56 (1990)


Wyke, Terry; The limits of charity: Treating venereal disease in eighteenth century Manchester (1999)


Wyke, Terry; Publishing and reading books etc in nineteenth century Manchester (2001)





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