RUNCORN AND DISTRICT

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

BOOKS SPECIFICALLY ABOUT RUNCORN

including the Townships of :-
Acton Grange			Aston				Aston Grange
Clifton	(Rocksavage)		Daresbury			Halton		
Keckwick			Moore				Norton			
Sutton				Weston

AUTHORTITLENOTES
Abram The Brookes at Norton Priory : The Civil War and after 1642 - 1660 Published 1994. Obtainable from Norton Priory Museum
Beamont The History of the Castle of Halton and the Priory or Abbey of Norton Published 1873. Out of print.
Beamont An Account of the Rolls of the Honour of Halton Published 1879. Out of print.
Berthoud and Jowell Creating a Community - a Study of Runcorn New Town Published 1973. Out of print.
Cheshire County Council Runcorn River Crossings Published 1976. Out of print.
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 24 Runcorn Published 1991. Obtainable Halton Lea Library; County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 43 Halton Published 1994. Obtainable Halton Lea Library; County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 49 Moore Published 1996. Obtainable Halton Lea Library; County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 50 Weston Published 1996. Obtainable Halton Lea Library; County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 52 Daresbury Published 1996. Obtainable Halton Lea Library; County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 65 Preston on the Hill Published 1997. Obtainable County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 79 Norton Published 1998. Obtainable County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 84 Clifton Published 1998. Obtainable County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 112 Acton Grange Published 2000. Obtainable County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Township Pack No. 114 Keckwick Published 2000. Obtainable County Record Office
Cheshire County Council Archaeological Excavation at the site of Daresbury Parsonage Published 1994. Obtainable from County Council Archaeology Unit, Chester
Cowan Runcorn Ferry and Hale Ford Published 1991. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Cowan Early Bridging Proposals Published 1991. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Cowan Runcorn Railway Bridge Published 1991. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Cowan Runcorn Town Hall Published 1990. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Dams and Darwell Lewis Carroll and his birthplace - Daresbury Published 1973. Out of print.
Fowler The Visitors Guide to Runcorn[The Strangers Companion] Published 1834. Out of print.
Gilbert Victoria Road 1886 - 1985 Published 1985. Out of print.
Gough     Runcorn through Time Published 2009. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop, High Street.
Greene Norton Priory Published 1989 (reprinted 2004) . Obtainable from Norton Priory Museum.
Greswell An Account of Runcorn and its environs Published 1803.Out of print.
Griffiths Weston Historical Notes and walk. Published 1977. Reprinted in A4 format by Runcorn & District Historical Society 2001 (01928 572504)
Halton Borough Council The Bridging of Runcorn Gap Published 1978. Out of print.
Halton Borough Council Runcorn History Trail Published 1979. Out of print.
Halton Borough Council Runcorn Shopping in 1888 Published 1988. Obtainable from Information Centre,Church Street.
Halton Borough Council Brief History of Runcorn Published 1975. Obtainable from Information Centre, Church Street.
Halton Borough Council Halton Legacy Published 1991. Obtainable from Planning Department, Grosvenor House, Halton Lea.
Halton Historical Publications 1841 Census Returns South Halton (exc. Runcorn) Published 1988. Out of print.
Halton Historical Publications 1851 Census Returns South Halton (exc. Runcorn) Published 1988. Out of print.
Halton Historical Publications Tithe Awards Runcorn and adjoining Townships Published 1988. Obtainable from Information Centre, Church Street.
Halton Historical Publications Pre-industrial South Halton Published 1988. Obtainable from Information Centre, Church Street.
Hazlehursts History of the House of Hazlehurst 1816 - 1916 Published 1917. Out of print.
Heath School Runcorn 1851 (Census analysis) Published 1983. Out of print.
Holloway Weston Point Remembered Published 1989. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Howard The Way We Were - Runcorn Remembered Published 1993. Obtainable from Curiosity Bookshop,High Street.
Howard Runcorn in old Picture Postcards Published 1995. Obtainable from Curiosity Bookshop, High Street.
Lawless Chimney Stacks and Penny Blacks Published 1987. Reprinted by Runcorn & District Historical Society 2001 (01928 572504)
Littler A Victorian Childhood Published 1997. Obtainable from Curiosity Bookshop, High Street.
McNeil Halton Castle - a Visual Treasure Published 1987. Obtainable from Norton Priory Museum and Curiosity Book Shop.
Marrow The Brookes at Norton Priory : The Tudor Manor House and Georgian Mansion Published 1992. Obtainable from Norton Priory Museum.
Mealor An unorthodox history of Daresbury Hall Published 1990?. May be obtainable from Moore & Daresbury Heritage Group.
Mealor An unorthodox history of "The Oaklands" Published 1990?. May be obtainable from Moore & Daresbury Heritage Group.
Millington Runcorn and Widnes Co-operative Society Ltd. Jubilee History of the Society 1862 - 1912 Published 1912. Out of print.
Mitchell A Halton Lass Published 1994. Obtainable from Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
Moore Directory of Runcorn Published 1899. Out of print.
Morton From Southgate to Hallwood Park - 25 years in the Life of a Runcorn Community Published 1994. Out of print.
Nickson History of Runcorn Published 1887. Now reprinted and sold at Curiosity Bookshop, High Street, Runcorn
Norton Priory Trust Halton Castle - an Historical nvestigation Published 1995 . Obtainable from Norton Priory Museum
Nowell The Time of your Life - 100 years Recalled Published 1998. Obtainable Halton Lea Library and Information Centre, Church Street.
O'Brien All Saints, Daresbury - Monumental Inscriptions in the Church and Churchyard Published 1988. Obtainable from All Saints, Daresbury.
Povey A Degree in Life (autobiography) Published 2001. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop
Price Water Under the Bridges (autobiography) Published 1994. Obtainable from Curiosity Bookshop, High Street.
Reynolds Norton Priory Mansion and Memories of Halton Published 1983. Out of print.
Rochard Runcorn, Frodsham and Helsby Illustrated Published 1896. Out of print.
Runcorn Development Corporation New Town Master Plan Published 1966. Out of print.
Runcorn Development Corporation New Town Master Plan Amendment No. 1 Published 1973. Out of print.
Runcorn Development Corporation New Town Master Plan Amendment No. 2 Published 1975. Out of print.
Runcorn & Widnes Co-operative Society History of the Runcorn & Widnes Co-operative Society (Gibbs & Cooper) 1862 - 1962 Published 1962. Out of print.
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 1 Wills and Inventories in Diocesan Registry 1487-1836 and Marriage Licences and Bonds Preserved at Chester 1609-1719 Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn and District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 2 "In Memoriam" - a Miscellany of Remembrance Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn and District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 3 Abstract of the Vestry Minutes 1751 - 1851 Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn & District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 4 Chesshyre's Library at Halton Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn & District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 6 William Handley, Local Historian - An Anthology of his writings around 1900 Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn and District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Runcorn Historical Publications No. 7 Weston Township - Some Snippets of Information of the History of the Township through the Ages Published 2002. Obtainable from Runcorn & District Historical Society (01928 572504)
Smith Almanack and Historical Account of Runcorn Published 1885. Out of print.
Smith Runcorn Directory Published 1888. Out of print.
Starkey Runcorn in Times Past Published 1980. Out of print.
Starkey Schooner Port - Two Centuries of Upper Mersey sail. New. Ed. Published 1998. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop, High Street.
Starkey Old Runcorn Published 1990. Obtainable from Halton Lea Library ; Curiosity Book Shop, High Street ; Information Centre, Church Street.
Starkey The Old Photographs series - Runcorn Published 1994. Obtainable from Halton Lea Library and Curiosity Book Shop, High Street.
Starkey Images of England - Runcorn - The Second Selection Published 1999. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop, High Street.
Starkey     Runcorn - A Town not so new Published 2008. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop, High Street.
Thompson The Quarrying History of Runcorn Hill Published 1987. Out of print.
Thompson Over the Hill Published 1999. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop.
Thompson Bridging the Years The Story of the Transporter Bridge Published 2000. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop.
Thompson Bridging Us Together The Story of the Runcorn Widnes Bridge Published 2001. Obtainable from the Curiosity Book Shop.
Thompson The Parish. The History of Runcorn All Saints C.E. Primary School Published 2002. Obtainable from the Curiosity Book Shop. Halton lea Library
Thompson I Laughed Like Blazes Published 2002. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop. Halton Lea Library
Thompson Before Endeavour Fades Published 2003. Obtainable from Curiosity Book Shop.
Thompson The Changing Face of Runcorn Published 2004. Obtainable from the Curiosity Book Shop.
Walker Handbook and Directory of Runcorn Published 1846. Out of print.
Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation Runcorn Past and Present Published 1988. Out of print.
Whimperley Halton Castle - An Introduction and Visitors Handbook Published 1979. Out of print.
Whimperley The Barons of Halton Published 1986. Out of print.
Whimperley Lewis Carroll and Cheshire Published 1991. Out of print.

The Curiosity Bookshop is in High Street, Runcorn.   Tel: (01928) 575956
A comprehensive Bibliography of books and journals containing references to Runcorn, including the Townships of :-

Acton Grange			Aston				Aston Grange
Clifton (Rocksavage)		Daresbury			Halton		
Keckwick			Moore				Norton		
Sutton				Weston

and the important families of Astons, Brookes, Daniels, Savages, and the Barons of Halton, is in the course of preparation.