Cheshire History Journal

Cheshire History is the journal of new work relating to the history and archaeology of the ancient and modern county of Cheshire. It is published by the Cheshire Local History Association and appears as a single annual edition.

Members receive copies of Cheshire History as part of their membership subscription.  The edition they receive is the one published towards the end of the subscription year.

The Editor will be pleased to consider items for inclusion in future issues of Cheshire History.  Notes for contributors are available.

Some back issues are available to purchase.

Numbers 1 (1978) to 52 (2012/13) are available on our Past Publications sub-website where you search for subjects and authors of articles.

Number 58 (for 2018-19), a substantial issue of 228 pages with many black and white illustrations and 20 colour plates, is now available.
Its contents are:

     - Obituaries: Joan Beck and Jane Laughton

     - ‘Twenty Years On…..’
       Jonathan Pepler

     - 'Gentle Bastards in Sixteenth Century Cheshire: a Case Study of the Dutton Family.’
       Edward Dutton and Patricia Lawton

     - ‘ “Learned and Langwaged”: William Smith (1546-1618), Rouge Dragon Pursuivantof Arms.’
       Tony Bostock

     - ‘The “Pitcht Battell at Tarperley” ‘.
       Peter Young

     - ‘Some Mid-Seventeenth Century “Hearse” Skuldggery’.
       John Elsworth

     - ‘Sandstone Bridges on the River Dibbin and Tributary Streams.’
       Rowan Patel

     - ‘A Manor, a Lighthouse and a Squabble over Inheritance.’
       Michael Taylor

     - ‘Representation, Reform, Rates and Services: the Municipal Government of Chester, 1835-40’
       Mike Handley

     - ‘From Stockport to Victoria, Australia: a Story of Two Local Emigrants’
       Ellen Garratt

     - ‘Belgian Refugees during the First World War’
       John Curtis

     - ‘Recent Work on Cheshire History – a Select Bibliography’
       Morris Garratt

     - plus several book reviews and notes on the contributors.

To obtain your copy, please print off and complete and return the tear off form below.

The cost of Cheshire History is £9.50 + £2.00 postage and packing ; postage for overseas will be extra and is variable.
Cheques should be made payable to ‘Cheshire Local History Association’ and returned, with this form, to:

Cheshire Local History Association
c/o Cheshire Archives and Local Studies Service
Duke Street,
Chester, CH1 1RL.


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Cheshire History is free to members of the Cheshire Local History Association. Please note that members receive the issue published at the end of the subscription year.

Cheshire History back numbers are available for purchase.