Bibliography of Sources Consulted

Famous People / General / Cronton /
Huyton & Roby / Kirkby / Knowsley Village /
Prescot / Tarbock / Whiston

Famous People

Brooke-Ball, P.
"The Boxing Album - An Illustrated History",
Anness Publishing Limited, London, 1996.

Kelly, S. F.
"The Hamlyn Illustrated History of Liverpool",
London, 1996.

Reid, C.
"Thomas Beecham: An Independant Biography",
London, 1961.


Abraham, M and Blinkhorn, B.
"Inns of Prescot and Whiston" ( Revised Edition ),
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1988.

Aiken, J.
"A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester",
1795 ( Reprinted by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1968 )

Bain, (ed)
"The Authentic Map Directory of South Lancashire" ,
Produced by 'Geographia' Ltd, London.

Burgess, B.M. (Compiled by)
"Tracing your Family History in the Knowsley Area
at Huyton Library",
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1989.

Croston, J.
"County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire",
London, 1887.

Farrer, W and Brownbill, J.
"Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, Vol III",
University of London Institute of Historical Research, 1906 .
( Reprinted in 1966 )

Gregson, M.
"Portfolio of Fragments relative to the History and Antiquities Topography and Genealogies of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster",
1817 ( 3rd Edition, reprinted 1868 )

McGowan, L. ( Compiled by )
"Walk Down Memory Lane (Remininscence Stories)",
Knowsley Libraries, 1992.

Poole, C.
"Old Widnes and Its Neighbourhood", 1906.

"Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley Official Guide"
Knowlsey Metropolitan Borough, c1987

"The Treasurers of Lancashire"
North West Civic Trust, Manchester, 1989


"The Halsnead Estate Sale Catalogue",
1929. [ref. KA47 / P / Z1 ]

Huyton and Roby

Cassidy, A. ( Compiled by )
"Huyton with Roby",
Chalford Publishing Company, 1995.

King, A.
"Huyton and Roby",
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1984.


Clark, A.
"R.O.F. Kirkby 1940-1946 - A Photographic History",
Kirkby Pastimes, 1995.

Griffiths, M. ( Compiled by )
"Kirkby and Knowsley", Chalford Publishing Company, 1995.

Plant, A.G.
"The History of Kirkby", 1988.

Roberts, J.
"Kirkby Past and Present",
Kirkby Local History Society, 1969.

Smith, E.
"Kirkby - A History", c1970.

Withington, P.H.
"Cherchebi-Kirkby, 1066-1966",
Kirkby Local History Society, 1966.

"This is Kirkby - your town"
Published by the Clerk of the [Kirkby Urban District] Council

Knowsley ( Township ) and the Earls of Derby

Carr, M.
"A Short History of Knowsley Church and the Derby Family",
Bemrose Specialist Print, 1981.

Chapman, M.
"Lancashire Halls", Printwise Publications, 1990.


Bailey, D.
"Prescot Court Leet", Tinlings, Prescot, c1960.

Bailey, F.A.
"The History of Prescot Grammar School and Prescot School 1544-1994",
Prescot School, 1994.

Bibby, A.
"A Township Grows : Prescot from its early beginning to the present day", 1982.

Fleming, R.H.F.
"Prescot - A Town Trail"
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1980.

Knowles, J. (ed)
"Prescot Records - the Court Rolls, 1602-1648",
Knowsley Libraries, 1980.

Knowles, L.
"A Prospect of Prescot",
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley/Merseyside County Council, 1982.

Prescot Museum of Clock and Watchmaking
"Prescot now and then",
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1984.

"Prescot Town Council - Official Guide",

Roberts, A.S.
"Prescot of Yesteryear",
Shearwater, 1990.

Roberts, A.S.
"A Short History of the Lady Margaret Bowling Club Company since its inception in 1893", 1992

Tyler, R.J.
"Prescot in old picture postcards", 1993.

Walker, N.
"From Slacky Brow to Hope Street - A Century of Prescot Football" , Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1990.


Carter, J.A.
"History of Tarbock",
Knowsley Library Service, 1979.

"The Tarbock Estate Sale Catalogue"


Blinkhorn, B.
"Whiston A Young Person's Guide",
Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1990.

Blinkhorn, B.
"From 'Spytell House' to Hospital, Caring for the Poor and Sick in Whiston", Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, 1990.

Blinkhorn, B. (ed)
"Turning the Pages of Time",
Whiston Reminiscence Group, 1993.

Knowles, J.
"A History of Whiston 1100-1900",
Knowsley Libraries, 1982.

Watkinson, G.
"Plum Tree Farm - a history of part of Whiston and Eccleston Park, 1800-1938".