The resource includes references to Runcorn and the Townships of Acton Grange, Aston, Aston Grange, Daresbury, Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Norton, Preston Brook and on the Hill, Sutton and Weston (including Weston Point). If anyone knows of any other books or Society journals not listed here please advise our Archivist with details and copy of relevant extracts. There are 500 books and 289 Journal entries listed. Books and Journals are known as ‘Secondary Sources’ and the information needs careful checking. BOOKS Details are given of the author(s), publishers, publication year the pages on which references can be found and the subjects mentioned. **** indicates information not known.

Abram "The Brookes at Norton : The Civil War and After 1642-1660" (Andrew Abram. Norton Priory Museum Trust) All pages. Brooke family.1994
Abram"Tugs, Barges, and Me" (John Abram. Neil Richardson) Pages 2,17,22,23,25,34 Chemicals, Salt, Ship Canal, Tanneries, Boats, Transporter Bridge1996
Aiken "A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester" (John Aiken. John Stockdale Reprint David & Charles 1968). Pages 415-21. General description of Rocksavage, Weston, Runcorn, Halton, and Norton. 1795
Albert "The Turnpike Road System in England 1663-1840" (William Albert. Cambridge University Press) Page 221. Runcorn - Northwich road. 1972
Alcock "Discovering Cheshire" (Joan Alcock. Shire Publications) Pages 13/14,50 Runcorn and villages. 1972
Aldred "The Duke of Bridgewater – His Canal" (John Aldred. Bridgewater Canal Co.) Pages 23,24,29-32,50-52 Brindley, Bridgewater Canal 2011
Aldridge "The British New Towns – a Programme without a Policy" (Meryl Aldridge. Routledge & Kegan Paul)
Pages 64,70,76,89,101,120/21,138,174,184.
New Town, Housing. 1979
Allison "The Mersey Estuary" (J. E. Allison. Liverpool University Press) Pages 9, 20. Mersey, Steamboats. 1949
Anderson "A History of Crosville Motor Services" (R.C. Anderson. David & Charles)
Pages 11/12, 21,57,66-69,85-88,151,155/56.
Bus services, Busway ,Transporter Bridge. 1981
Andrews "Bygone Cheshire" (William Andrews. Phillipson Golder) Page 187. Ferry. 1895
Angus-Butterworth "Old Cheshire Families and Their Seats" (Lionel M. Angus-Butterworth. Sherratt & Hughes Reprint E. J. Morten 1970) Pages 19,171,178, 186. Civil War, Halton Castle, Barony. 1932
Appleby "Manchester – Its Port and Industries" (H. N. Appleby. Charles Knight & Co.)
Pages 23,29,42,54-57,64/65, 85-114.
List of canal Tolls, Directors, Principal Officers, Details of Ship Canal, dock and wharf accommodation, and ship’s dues. 1923
Appleby "Clockmakers of Cheshire" (Keith Appleby. Farmhouse Antiques, Chester) Pages 100,102,107,112,124,145. Plates IV, XII Clockmakers in Runcorn. 1999
Armand "The Ghosts of Cheshire" (Muriel Armand. Countyvise) Pages 47/48. Crowther’s farm, Castle Hotel, Waterloo Hotel, Wellington Inn. 1989
Armstrong "History of Freemasonry in Cheshire" (John Armstrong. Bro. Geo. Kenning)
Pages 383/84
Ellesmere Lodge. 1901
Arnold "A History of Britain’s Parliamentary Constituencies" (Jacques Arnold. Patricia Arnold)
Eddisbury – 7 pages; Weaver Vale 2 pages; Halton 4 pages; Warrington South 6 pages
Parliamentary Constituencies 2004
Ashmore "The Industrial Archaeology of Lancashire" (Owen Ashmore. David & Charles)
Pages 84/85,114,130/31,134/35,162-65,184/85,190/91, 210,220/21,308,317,320.
Railway, Soap, Chemicals ,River navigations, Railway Bridge. 1969
Ashton "An 18th Century Industrialist – Peter Stubs of Warrington – 1756 – 1806 " (T.S. Ashton. Manchester University Press Reprinted 1961)
Pages 65,74,80-83,92-94,97.
Brooke, Hazlehurst, Heron, Wright, Writing slates, Agriculture, Daresbury, Mersey, Canals. 1939
Aston & Bond "The Landscape of Towns" (Michael Aston and James Bond. J.M. Dent) Pages 69,143,208 Saxon fort, port of Runcorn, New Town. 1976
Axon "Cheshire Gleanings" (William E. A. Axon. Tubbs, Brook & Chrystal, Manchester) Pages 75-83 Chesshyre Library. 1884
Bagley "The Story of Merseyside Part I - From the Romans to the Tudors " (J.J. Bagley. Parry Books Ltd. Liverpool)
Pages 18-20,28/29,45,48/49,64/65.
Saxons, Normans. 1969
Bagley "The Story of Merseyside Part II - From Elizabeth to Victoria" J. Bagley. Parry Books Ltd. Liverpool) Pages 60,63,72,81. Mersey navigation 1972
Bagley "A History of Lancashire" (J.J. Bagley. 6th ed. Phillimore)
Pages 21,81,89/90,97/98,117.
Aethelfleda, Transhipment Liverpool – Runcorn, Canals, Castner Kellner, Bridges. 1976
Baines "Lancashire and Cheshire Past & Present Vol. 1" (Baines. William Mackenzie) Pages frontispiece, 18/19,163-65,168,203/04,270,313/14, 323, 363,393,432,500,544,557/58,560,613-16,663. Prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, Norman, Tudor, Railways, Canals Norton Priory, Halton Castle, Ferry, Hale Ford, Railway Bridge, Barony, Population, Geology, Savage, de Lacy. 1867
Baines "Lancashire and Cheshire Past & Present Vol. 2" (Baines. William Mackenzie) Pages 82-89,126-29,204-11,269,294,298,349. Mersey, Canals, Weaver Navigation, Parish Church, Values, Families, Schools, Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Brookes, Steamers, Population, Railway Bridge, Coal trade figures. 1867
Baines "History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster" (Baines. 1825 William Wales, Chester. Croston revision 1893) Pages 27,29/30. Barony, Norton Priory, Savage, Hazlehurst. 1893
Banham "Tokens and Commemorative Medals of Cheshire" (Ken Banham. Author)
Pages x, xi, 7,13,51,59,89,109.
Tokens and Commemorative Medals of Cheshire 1989
Banham "Tokens and Commemorative Medals of Cheshire Book Two" (Ken Banham. Brian Edge)
Pages 10,42,51.
Tokens and Commemorative Medals of Cheshire 1992
Barber and Ditchfield "Memorials of Old Cheshire" (Ed. Ven. Edward Barber & Rev. P. H. Ditchfield. Geo. Allan & Sons.)
Pages 34/35,51,53-55,106-13.
Norton Priory, Halton Castle, Saxon Fort, Rocksavage, Halton Court Leet. 1910
Barker and Harris "A Merseyside Town in the Industrial Revolution - St. Helens 1750-1900" (T.C. Barker and J. R. Harris. Liverpool University Press) Pages 6,18/19,21,36/37,47,57/58,186,193,195,197,229,230, 235,327,329,331/32,335/36,357,436/37,444. Canals, Brindley, Railways, Hazlehurst, Shipping, Johnsons, Chemicals. 1954
Barker and Savage "An Economic History of Transport in Britain" (T.C. Barker & C. I. Savage. 3rd revised ed. 1974 Hutchinson) Pages 38-40,60-62,72,246,252-55. Canals, Busway. 1959
Barratt "Cheshire Shipyards" (A.J. Barratt. Bernard McCall) Pages 11-14 Ships, boat building. 2000
Baylis "Who’s Who in Cheshire" (Ebenezer Baylis & Son)
Pages 5,7,26,38,42,49,69,116,119,124,134,147/48,173,186.
Details of prominent people. 1935
Beamont "A Literal Extension and Translation of the Portion of Domesday Book Relating to Cheshire and Lancashire" (William Beamont. Minshull & Hughes) Pages xi, xxviii, 42/43. Domesday information. 1863
Beamont "A History of the Castle of Halton and the Priory or Abbey of Norton " (William Beamont. Percival Pearse.) Pages – all. Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Barons of Halton. 1873
Beamont "An Account of the Rolls of the Honour of Halton" (William Beamont. Percival Pearse.) Pages – all. Townships, Seneschals and other Officers, Court Leet, extracts from Court records. 1879
Beamont "An Account of the Ancient Town of Frodsham in Cheshire" (William Beamont. Percival Pearse.) Pages 3,170-204. Aethelfleda, Savage family. 1881
Beck "Tudor Cheshire" (Joan Beck. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 53,64,97/98,100-02. Norton Priory. 1969
Bennett "Community, Class and Careerism" (Michael J. Bennett. Cambridge University Press)
Pages 14/15,34,43/44,48-50,62,66,71,74,78,80/81,93,96, 106, 114,116,136,138,150,224/25.
Norton Priory, Barony of Halton, Tradesmen, Clergy 1983
Bethell "Portrait of Cheshire" (David Bethell. Robert Hale)
Pages 129-136, illus. between 64/65.
Spiritualist Church, Southgate(Hallwood Park), Bridge, Canals, Norton Priory, Halton Castle, Parish Church, Barony, New Town, Daresbury. 1979
Biddle "Britain’s Historic Railway Buildings" (Gordon Biddle. Oxford University Press)
Pages 468, 472-474
Railway bridge, Sutton Weaver viaduct 2003
Bilsborough "The Treasures of Cheshire" (Norman Bilsborough. North West Civic Trust)
Pages 1,3,5-7,27,59-61, 99,141,143,154/55,161/62,178.
Lewis Carroll, New Town, Canals, Industry, Chemicals, Halton Castle, Bridgewater House, Bridges, Norton Arms, Norton Priory, All Saints Daresbury. 1983
Bird "The Major Seaports of the United Kingdom" (J. Bird. Hutchinson) Pages 26,260/61,265-69,273,287,290/91,293-95,305-07. Ship Canal, Bridgewater Canal. 1963
Bode "James Brindley 1716 –1772" (Harold Bode. Shire Publications) Pages 17-28 Canals 1973
Boothman & Hyde Parker "Savage Fortune" (Lyn Boothman and Sir Richard Hyde Parker. Suffolk Record Society) Pages xiii, xxi, xiii, xiv-vi, xvii, xxi, xxiv, xxvii, xxix, xxx, xxxiv, xxxvi, xxxvii,xlii, xlv, xlvi, xlvii, li- iii. lv, lix, lx, lxi, lxv, lxxi, lxxiii, lxxix, lxxvi, lxxv-lxxxiii, lxxx, lxxxi, 5, 10, 21, 26, 30/1, 33,36, 42,52/3, 72, 77, 92, 98, 102/3, 106-110, 129-131, 159-63, 165. 169, 172/3, 176, 180, 185, 191,193 Savages, Rocksavage, Halton Castle, Royal visit, Norton Priory, Daresbury, Moore, Weston, Astons , Brookes. 2006
Bostock "The Chivalry of Cheshire" (A.J.Bostock. E.J. Morten) Pages 15,16,21,23,24,34,38,39,49,56,86,88,89,101,106 Daniel, Savage 1980
Bott & Williams "Man’s Imprint on Cheshire" (Oliver Bott and Rhys Williams. Cheshire County Council) Pages 3,15-17,22,24,31,35/36,41-44,47. Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Canals, Railway Bridge, Main Street, Population, Salt, Chemicals, Road Bridge 1975
Boucher "James Brindley – Engineer 1716 – 1772" (C.T.G. Boucher. Goose & Son Ltd. Norwich) Pages 17,46-49,52,54,58/59,62,64/65,80-83. Brindley, Bridgewater Canal. 1968
Bracegirdle "The Dark River" ( Cyril Bracegirdle. John Sherratt & Son Ltd.) Pages 20,69-73,88-9 Angling, Canals, Brindley. 1973
Braddock "Haunted Houses" (Joseph Braddock. Batsford.) Pages 192-202 Ghosts, Byron St. and Crowthers. 1956
Bradburn "Runcorn Through the Ages" (Jean & John Bradburn. Amberley Publishing) Pages – all Old and new photographs with captions 2014
Bradshaw "Canals and Navigable Rivers of England & Wales" (Henry Rodolph de Salis. Henry Blacklock & Sons) Pages 6/7,16,21,220-239,245-248,429-433. Canals, Steamboats, Canal boats, Mersey, Weaver 1904
Brewers "Cheshire Pubs" (Brewers Society. Good Books) Pages 128,157-161. Public Houses. 1986
Bridges "Industrial Locomotives of Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire" (ed. Alan J. Bridges. Industrial Railway Society) Pages 6,12/13,21/22,24-27. I.C.I., Power Station, Railway lines 1977
British Museum "Catalogue of Maps, Charts, and Plans in the British Museum Vol. 1" British Museum.
Pages 243/44
Norton Priory, All Saints, Runcorn, Canals 1962
Broad "Centennial History of the Liverpool Section of the Society of Chemical Industry 1881 – 1981" (Donald W. Broad. Society of Chemical Industry) Pages 5,37,56,127,133. Hazlehurst, Chemicals. 1981
Brown & Howard-Davies "Norton Priory Monastery to Museum Excavations 1970 – 1987" (Fraser Brown & Christine Howard-Davies. Oxford Archaeology North) Pages all Norton Priory, Norton Village, Salt, Brookes, Barons, Civil War, Railways 2008
Brownsword-Hulland "The Legendary Tribes of Cheshire – Stone Age to Normans" (Derek John Brownsword-Hulland. Guildmaster Books, Nantwich) Pages 2,130,194/95,244,252,256-261,267/68. Geology, Romans, Aethelfleda, Domesday. 1996
Broxap "The Great Civil War in Lancashire 1642 –1651" (Ernest Broxap. Manchester University Press)
Pages 86,124,140,142.
Hale Ford 1973
Brunner & Ellis "Public Education in Cheshire" (John Tomlinson Brunner & Thomas Edward Ellis. John Heywood.)
Pages 7,17/18,66,74-76,79,82,84,87,90,93/94,99,100, 112,13,117.
Education, Library, Statistics, Halton Grammar. 1890
Brunner & Hammond "Public Education in Cheshire in 1896" (John Tomlinson Brunner & J. Lawrence Hammond. John Heywood.) Pages 63,66,68,73,75,81,83,87,90,92/93,95,101/02, 113,150,248/49,252,279. Education, Poor Law Union, Library, Halton Grammar,Population 1896
Bruton "Lancashire" (F.A. Bruton. A. & C. Black) Pages 12,15,20,115 Hale Ford, Runcorn Gap 1921
Bu’Lock "Pre-Conquest Cheshire 383-1066" (I.D. Bu’Lock. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 34,53,61. Saxon Fort, St. Bertolin 1978
Burdett "A Survey of the County Palatine of Chester 1777" (P. P. Burdett. Historical Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Occasional series Vol. 1) Page 30. Cheshire map, 1777 1974
Burford "Merseyside – An Industrial and Commercial Review" (Ed. Patrick Burford. Lancashire & Merseyside Industrial Development Association) Pages 57,107-109,114. I.C.I, Road Bridge, New Town 1964
Burton "The Canal Builders" (Anthony Burton. Metheun.) Pages 14/15,17,20/21,33,37,39,82-97,133/34,140,180,219/20 Canals, Brindley, Duke of Bridgewater 1972
Burke "A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain" (John Bernard Burke. Hurst & Blackett.) Pages 171/72. Norton Priory, Brooke. 1853
Butt "Directory of Railway Stations" (R.V.J. Butt. Patrick Stephens Ltd) Pages 76, 112, 162, 174, 191, 201, 224 Stations 1995
Calvert "A History of the Salt Union" (Alfred F. Calvert. Effingham Wilson.) Pages xiv, xxii, xxxiii, xxxiv, xxxvi, 10-14,78,217/18, 235, 258,263-266,272-278,283-285 Salt, Salt Works, Brine Pipeline, Electricity 1913
Calvert "Salt in Cheshire" (Albert F. Calvert. E. & F. Spon.) Pages 418-30, 573-77, 587-91, 675, 969, 971 Salt, Brine Pipeline, Weston Point 1915
Calvert "Salt and the Salt Industry" (Albert F. Calvert. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons) Pages 53/54,121-124 Salt 1919
Cambridge "Cheshire" (Ed. T. A. Coward. Cambridge County Geography.) Pages 33, 64/65,73, 92, 95,107,111,142,144/45, 167/68, 175, 192, 200, 203. Geology, Quarries, Bridges, Weston Point Lighthouse, Boat Building, Chemicals, Docks, Aethelfleda, Norton Priory, Castle Rock, Halton Castle, Ship Canal, Barons, Chesshyre Library, Weston. 1910
Caradine "Tales of a Town" (Peter Caradine. Radio Merseyside) Pages 48-50 Halton Castle, Rocksavage, Ferry 1983
Carroll "The Best of British Buses No. 5 - 75 Years of Crosville " (John Carroll. The Transport Publishing Co.) Pages 29, 65, 94. Crosville buses and services 1981
Carroll & Roberts "Crosville - The First Forty Years" (John Carroll & Duncan Roberts. Venture Publications) Pages 17,23/24,57,79,116. Crosville services to & in Runcorn, Watson, Garner 1995
Carter "Warrington & the Mid Mersey Valley" (G. A. Carter. E. J. Morten) Pages 1,4/5,30/31,36-38,51/52,60/61,63,65,169-171. Saxons, Daresbury, Moore, Halton, Norton, Ferry 1971
Carter "Cornish Shipwrecks Vol. 2 North Coast" (C. Carter. David & Charles) Pages 25,47,128,131/32,162,209 Ships 1970
Chandler "Liverpool Shipping – A Short History" (George Chandler. Pheonix House) Page 50 Packet service, steamboat 1960
Chapman "A Plan for Cheshire" (W.Dobson Chapman. Country Life Ltd.) Pages 175-177,206/07,210. General description and proposed changes of use. 1946
Cherry "Urban Change and Planning" A History of Urban Development in Britain since 1750 (Gordon E. Cherry. G.T. Foulis & Co.) Pages 18,168,170 New Town, Canals 1972
Cheshire County Council "The Jubilee of the County of Chester 1889-1939" (Cheshire County Council) Pages 69, 73, 76, 79, 82, 88 Local administration, Education, Health & School Clinics, Cottage Hospital, Police 1939
Cheshire County Council "The Unity of Cheshire" (Cheshire County Council.) Series of 8 maps relating to various geographical matters in Cheshire 1970
Cheshire County Council "Runcorn River Crossings" (Cheshire Education Committee - Teachers pack) Ferry, Ford, Bridges and other crossing proposals 1976
Cheshire County Council "The Role of the Railways in Cheshire" (Cheshire County Council) Pages 7-10,12,18-20,23,29/30,33,36/37 New Town, Population, Inter City, Map of principal through services, railheads, route map, car parking. 1984
Cheshire County Council "Discovering Wartime Cheshire 1939 - 1945" (Cheshire County Council) New Edition 1995 Pages 43-45 Chemicals, Runcorn Hill 1985
Cheshire Council "County Discovering Cheshire’s Civil War" (Cheshire County Council) Pages 20-24 Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Old Hall, Brookes, Astons, Daresbury, St. Peter Aston. 1983
Cheshire Council "County Action for Cheshire’s Heritage" (Cheshire County Council) Pages 5,6,12,21 Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas 1988
Cheshire County Council "Policy for Rural Cheshire" (Cheshire County Council) Pages not numbered Housing, Aston ,Daresbury, Moore, Sutton Weaver 1973
Cheshire County Council "Registration in Cheshire 1837 –1987" (Cheshire County Council) Pages not numbered Register Offices, Lewis Carroll 1987
Cheshire County Council "Cheshire’s Historic Towns Survey – Runcorn & Halton" (Cheshire County Council) Pages – all Saxons, Normans, Mersey Crossings, Churches, Canals, Industry, Housing 2003
Cheshire County Council "The Widnes – Runcorn Transporter Bridge" (Cheshire County Council) Pages – all Transporter Bridge 2004
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 24 - Runcorn" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Runcorn, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1991
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 43 - Halton" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Halton, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1994
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 49 - Moore" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Moore ,Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps. 1996
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 50 - Weston" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Weston, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1996
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 52 - Daresbury" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Daresbury, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1996
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 65 - " (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Preston on the Hill, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1997
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 79 - Norton" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Norton, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1998
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 84 - Clifton" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Clifton, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 1998
Cheshire Council "County Township Pack 112 - Acton Grange" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Acton Grange, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 2000
Cheshire County Council "Township Pack 114 - Keckwick" (Cheshire County Council - Resource Pack) Pages - all Keckwick, Domesday, brief history, Directory extracts, maps 2000
Cheshire County Council "Archaeological Excavation at the site of Daresbury Parsonage" (Cheshire County Council) Pages - all Birthplace of Lewis Carroll, Detailed description of the excavation 1994
Cheshire Federation Women’s Institutes "Cheshire Within Living Memory" (Cheshire Federation of Women’s Institutes. Countryside Books) Pages 24/25,173,177,229,234 Brief description, T. A. Jones V .C., Weaver, Daresbury 1994
Cheshire Federation Women’s Institutes "Cheshire Village Memories" (Cheshire Federation of Women’s Institutes) Pages 74/90/108/109 Brookes, Aston Hall, Rocksavage, Sutton Weaver, Aston Daresbury School 1952
Cheshire PIDC. "Industrial Cheshire" (Cheshire Publicity & Industrial Development Council. County Publications) Pages 36,39,61,63,65/66,133,135,219,257-261,272/73,405 Chemicals, Population, Hazlehurst, Astmoor Bridge, Bridgewater Canal, Tanneries, Councillors 1938
Cheshire PIDC "A Guide to some aspects of the County of Cheshire" (Cheshire Publicity & Industrial Development Council. County Publications) Pages 30, 31, 33. Elections, ship building, Runcorn Docks 1937
Clinker "London and North Western Railway - Chronology 1900 - 1960" (C. R. Clinker. David & Charles) Pages 21,23,26-28 Closed Stations 1900 – 1960 1961
Clulow "No Tides to Stem Vol. I" (Derek Clulow. Countyvise Books) Pages 6,9,15,23/24,30-32,40,43,45,54-57,91/92,135,139, 176,197-99,243,285/86,338 Ship Canal and Pilots on Canal 1995
Clulow "No Tides to Stem Vol. II" (Derek Clulow. Countyvise Books) Pages 95,225 Transporter Bridge, Railway Bridge, Ship Canal 1998
Coghlan "Iron Road Book and Railway Companion from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool" (Francis Coghlan. A. H. Baily & Co. 1970 reprint) Pages 131-33, table of fares and distances Description of places of interest between Hartford & Warrington 1838
Cooke "A Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Cheshire" (George Alexander Cooke. Author.) Pages 1,8,13,16,18-22,83-86,129/30 Distances, Aston Hall, Fairs, Romans, Normans, Mersey, Weaver, Bridgewater Canal, Halton Castle, Rocksavage, Halton, Weston, Saxon Fort, Norton Priory, Quarries, Astons. 1810
Cooke "The Diamond Jubilee in Cheshire" (John H. Cooke. Mackie & Co.) Pages 4,9,13/14,157/158,213,235,239,250,267 Photo. Samuel Taylor; Illustrations Parish Church 1840 & St. Paul’s High Street. Description of Celebrations 1899
Cooke " Bibliotheca Cestriensis" (John H. Cooke. Mackie & Co.) Pages 1-3,5/6,17,19/20,22,25-27,29/30,32/33,36-43,45-47, 49,51-58,60/61,63-70,72,74-77,79-82,84-90,92-94,96-122, 124,126,128,133-35,143-46,157,167/68,171-73,175/76,187 Bibliography of Cheshire books to 1901 1904
Cooper Edward Smith "Titanic Captain – The Life of Edward John Smith" (G.J. Cooper. The History Press.) Pages 1, 16, 18,19,68,69,76,79,93,101 Edward Smith 2011
Corbett "The River Irwell" (J.Corbett. Abel Heywood, Manchester) Pages 40-44,opp 46. Bridgewater House, Bridgewater Canal, Mersey & Irwell Navigation, Norton Priory, Wilsons Hotel 1907
Corbridge "A Pictorial History of the Mersey & Irwell Navigation" (John Corbridge. E. J. Morten) Pages 67,81,83-96 Illustrations Mersey & Irwell Navigation, Old Quay, Ferryman 1979
Cornish . "Guide & Companion to the Grand Junction Railway and Liverpool & Manchester Railways " (S. Cornish. Cornish & Co.) Pages 7-18,38/39,172/73 Grand Junction Railway times, fares, charges, Preston Brook, Moore stations, brief description of Runcorn 1838
Corrie "Tales from the old Inland Waterways" (Euan Corrie. David & Charles) Pages 6, 7, 35/6, 40/1, 44-55, 63-65 Bridgewater Canal, Duke of Bridgewater, Brindley, Ships, Weston Point Docks, Marina 2005
County Councils Association "The Jubilee of County Councils 1889 – 1939 – 50 Years of Local Government" (County Councils Association. Evans Bros. Ltd. Pages 69,73,76,79,82,89 Councillors, Education, Schools, Public Health, Cottage Hospital, Police 1939
Cowan "Runcorn Ferry & Hale Ford" (C.A. Cowan. Halton Borough Council.) Pages - all History of the Ferry, and Ford from Hale to Weston 1991
Cowan "Early Mersey Bridging Proposals" ( C. A. Cowan. Halton Borough Council.) Pages - all Details of Mersey bridging proposals never built 1991
Cowan "Runcorn Railway Bridge" (C.A. Cowan. Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Railway Bridge details 1991
Cowan "Runcorn Town Hall" (C.A. Cowan. Halton Borough Council) Pages - all History & description of the Town Hall, Hazlehurst, Johnsons, Bostons 1990
Cowan "Last Orders – Runcorn Pubs Vol. I" (C,A. Cowan. Countyvise) Pages – all Public Houses 2010
Cowan "Time Gentlemen Please – Runcorn Pubs Vol. II" (C.A. Cowan. Countyvise) Pages – all Public Houses 2012
Coward "Picturesque Cheshire" (T.A. Coward. Sherratt & Hughes) Pages 42-53 General description of Keckwick, Halton, Barony, Norton Priory, Rocksavage, Chesshyre Library, Runcorn 1903
Creighton "Cheshire - a Portrait in Words and Pictures" (John Creighton. Sigma Press) Pages 51/52,92-96,106-111,119. Norton Priory, Population, New Town, The Elms, Road Bridge, Busway, Canals, Runcorn Docks 1987
Crookenden "The History of the Cheshire Regiment in the Great War" (Arthur Crookenden. Cheshire Regiment) Pages - photo facing title page, 307/08 Pte. T.A. Jones, V. C 1925
Crosby . "A History of Cheshire" (Alan Crosby. Phillimore) Pages 23-25,29/30,32,36,42,48,50,55,58,69,71,73,86, 91,94-99,111/12,116,123-25,130-35 Romans, Saxons, Normans, Norton Priory, Markets, Fairs, Agriculture, Brookes, Weaver, Canals, Industry, Railways 1996
Cross & Daniel "Lancashire & Cheshire" (M. F. Cross & P. A. Daniel. Ginn & Co.) Pages 12,47/48,51,53,55 New Town, Weaver, Bridgewater Canal, Bridges, Chemicals 1972
Crosland-Taylor "Crosville - The Sowing & the Harvest" (W. J. Crosland-Taylor. ****** Revised 1987. Pages 252,256,260/61,269 Buses and services 1948
Crossley "Cheshire" (Frederick H. Crossley. Robert Hale Ltd.) Pages 3,15,19,67,100/01,166-68,183/84,220 308. Geology, Bridgewater Canal, Souling, Savage family, Norton Priory, Civil War, Weaver Navigation 1949
Croston "County Families of Lancashire & Cheshire" (James Croston. John Heywood, Manchester) Pages 28,175,178,224/25,227,260,284,302,305,318, 321,373,419. Savage, Brooke, Daniels, Halton Castle 1887
Crowther "National Series of Waterway, Tramway and Railway Atlases Volume 2c - Cheshire" (G. L. Crowther. Author) Maps 65Q, 879, 5082,5182,5282 Railways, Canals, Runcorn Station, Runcorn Docks 1998
Cullen & Horden "Castles of Cheshire" (P.W. Cullen & R. Hordern. Crossbow Books) Pages 9,11/12 Halton Castle, Saxon Fort, Barons 1986
Curzon "Cheshire - County of Contrasts" (J. Brian Curzon. Dalesman) Pages 86/87 General description 1978
Curzon "Hidden Cheshire" (J.Brian Curzon. Countryside Books) Pages 19, 53/54, 72-74, 141-143, 172/73 Aston,Daresbury,Halton, Runcorn, Weston, Aston Hall, Chesshyre Library, Weaver, Norton Priory,Prehistoric, Quarries, Chemicals 2002
Dams & Darwall "Lewis Carroll and his Birthplace, Daresbury" (Rev. Victor Dams & Rev. Dyott W. Darwall) Pages 5-19 Lewis Carroll, All Saints, Daresbury 1985
Darby & Maxwell "Domesday Geography of Northern England" (H. C. Darby & I. S. Maxwell. Cambridge University Press) Pages 335-39,348-51,356/57,362/63,377,382 Halton, Norton, Weston 1962
Darby "An Historical Geography of England before 1800" (H.C. Darby. Cambridge University Press) Pages 297,499-501,514-517 Ferry, Canals, Agriculture 1963
Darlington "Gone! But Not Forgotten" (Chris Darlington. Voice Publications) Pages – all Football 2008
Darlington "Tales of the Old Town" (Chris Darlington. Voice Publications) Pages – all Streets, businesses 2009
Darwell "The Big Ditch" (John Darwell. Countryside Publications) Pages 40-57 Photographs of Ship Canal and some personnel 1987
Darwin "Canals and Rivers of England" (Andrew Darwin. J. M. Dent & Sons) Pages 135-44 Canals 1976
De Mare "The Canals of England" (Eric de Mare. Architectural Press Rev. 1961) Pages 62, 85, 89 Brindley, Bridgewater Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal 1950
Department of Economic Affairs "The North West - A Regional Study" (H. M. S. O.) Pages 31,37,59,86,111/12,122,178 Industry, Bridge, New Town, Population 1965
Dick "A Hundred Years of Alkali in Cheshire" (W. F. L. Dick. I. C. I. Ltd.) Pages 33,43,90,93. Castner Kellner, Brunner, Transporter Bridge 1973
Diggle "A History of Widnes" (George E. Diggle. Widnes Borough Council) Reprint 1995. Pages 2-5,10-13,21,24,36,47/48,111/12, Photos opp. 147, 164/65,175. Barony, Ferry, Runcorn Gap, Bridges, Mersey crossings, Methodism 1961
Dingwall & Hall "Four Modern Ghosts" (Eric J. Dingwall & Trevor H. Hall. Gerald Duckworth & Co.) Pages 68-85 Byron Street Ghost 1958
Diocese of Shrewsbury "History of the Shrewsbury Diocese 1850 - 1986" (Diocese of Shrewsbury) Pages 89-91 Roman Catholic Churches and Schools 1986
Disbrowe "History of the Volunteer Movement in Cheshire 1914 - 1920" (E. J. W. Disbrowe. County Committee of Cheshire Volunteer Regiment) Pages 59,65,73,87,92,98-100,102,104-07, and Map Army Volunteers World War I, 1804 Volunteer Units 1920
Dodgson "The Place Names of Cheshire PT. II" (J. McNeil Dodgson. English Place Name Society Vol. 45) Pages 145-83 Place and Field Names and their origin 1970
Doerflinger "Slow Boat Through England" (Frederick Doerflinger. Tandem Books). Pages 186,188 Canals, Weston Point Docks 1970
Dore "Cheshire" (R.N. Dore. B. T. Batsford) Pages 55,59-63,66-70,118,147/48 Ferry, Saxon Fort, Canals, Railways, Industry, Halton Castle, Norton Priory 1977
Dore "The Civil Wars in Cheshire" (R.N. Dore. Cheshire Community Council) Page 1 Rocksavage, Visit of King James I 1966
Drake "Drake’s Road Book of the Grand Junction Railway" (Drake & Co. Reprint 1974 Moorland Publishing) Pages 58-62, Table of fares, Map in Frontispiece Building of the line and brief notes on places of interest en route 1838
Driver "Cheshire in the Later Middle Ages 1399 - 1540" (J.T. Driver. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 4,13,15,20,22,53/54,93,123,135,153,155/56,159/60 Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Savage family 1971
Duckworth & Langmuir "West Coast Steamers " (Christian Leslie Dyce Duckworth & Graham Easton Langmuir. Stephenson & Sons) Pages 23-25,35,69,105-07,148 Liverpool-Runcorn, Ferry, Canals, Details of ships 1953
Dumpleton. "The Story of the Paddle Steamer " (Bernard Dumpleton. Colin Venton.) Pages 115/16 Paddle Steamers 1973
Eddison & Hopkins "Cheshire Life" (Mike Eddison & John Hopkins. Tempus) Pages 43, 72 Transporter Bridge, Highfield Tannery ****
Edmondson "A Pocket History of River Weaver Navigation" (Colin Edmondson. ‘The Wandering Boater’ Pages 5, 6, 13, 14 Canals, Salt, Weston Point Docks 2008
Ekwall "Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names" (Eilert Ekwall. 4th edition Clarendon Press, Oxford.) Pages 139,213,269,330,344,396,444,508 Daresbury, Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Norton, Runcorn, Stockham, Weston 1960
England "Schoonerman" (Capt.Richard England. Hollis & Carter) Pages 30, opp 61, 82,84-87,99/100,107/108,119/20, 133,151/52 Ships, Shipping 1981
Estry "The Story of Cheshire" (Oswald Estry. E. J. Arnold Ltd.) Pages 13,17,30,40/41,50,54-56,58,63/64,74,102/03,147,150/51,166 Maps of Occupied Britain, Romans, Saxons, Normans, Civil War, Saxon Fort, Halton Castle, Norton Priory 1908
Evans "Mersey Mariners" (Canon Robert Evans. Countyvise) Pages 68,79,121-125,127,129,131 Quarries, Churches, Mersey Mission, Grappling Corps, Cottage Hospital, Ferry, Shipping 1997
Evans Medical "The Story of Evans Medical 1809-1959" (Evans Medical) Pages not numbered History of the Company, Crofton Lodge 1959
Falk "The Bridgewater Millions" (Bernard Falk. Hutchinson & Co.) Pages 7,8,97-102,113,126,129,175. Canals, Bridgewater House, Bradshaw, Ship Canal 1942
Farnie "The Manchester Ship Canal and the Rise of the Port of Manchester 1894 - 1975" (D. A. Farnie. Manchester University Press.) Pages 5,10,30,55,60,82,98/99,106/07,152-56,165,169 Ship Canal 1980
Fenton "Mersey Rovers" (R.S. Fenton. World Ship Society) Pages 6,8,11-19,3/32,42-57,81,85,87,96,148,188,194-200 Mersey, Canals, Shipping, Docks, Boats, Chemicals, Ship Building, Ship Owners, Industries 1997
Figueiredo & Treuherz "Cheshire Country Houses" (Peter de Figueiredo and Julian Treuherz. Phillimore) Pages 45,214,227/28,235/36,259/60,268,174/75 Rocksavage, Aston Hall, Daresbury Hall, Halton Grange, Norton Priory, Sutton Hall 1988
Finn "Cheshire" (Borzoi County Histories. R. Welldon Finn. Alfred A. Knopf, London) Pages 38/39,100,105,114 Saxons, Steamboats, Industry, Place Name derivation 1928
Fishwick "History of Lancashire" (Lt. Col. Henry Fishwick. Elliot Stock.) Page 259 Bridgewater Canal 1894
Fishwick & Ditchfield "Memorials of Old Lancashire" (Lt. Col. Henry Fishwick & Rev. P. H. Ditchfield Bemrose.) Pages 61/62 Hale Ford 1909
Fowler "The Visitors Guide to Runcorn and its Vicinity" (Rev. George Fowler. W. Walker, Runcorn.) Pages - all General historical account of Runcorn and its environs. Details of the Parish Church and its Memorials 1834
Fowler "The Strangers Companion" (Rev. George Fowler. W. Walker, Runcorn) Pages - all Plan of Runcorn and its environs with concise historical account. Companion volume to “Visitors Guide” 1834
Frangopulo "Rich Inheritance" (Ed. N. J. Frangopulo. Manchester Education Committee Pages 42,137,154,185 Bridgewater Canal, Francis Egerton, Samuel Collier 1962
Freeling "Grand Junction Railway Companion" (Arthur Freeling. Whittaker & Co.) Pages 12, 13, 18-21, 28/29, 34, 37-40, 44-47 Stations, Norton Priory, Daresbury Hall, Moore Hall, Runcorn, steamboat, Halton Castle 1838
Freeman, Rogers & Kinvig "Regions of the British Isles - Lancashire, Cheshire & Isle of Man" (T.W. Freeman, H. B. Rodgers, & R. H. Kinvig Nelson.) Pages 4-7,16/17,38/39,62-65,70/71,78-87,92,114/15, 160/61,184/85,196/97,280/81 New Town, Canals, Population, Salt, Mersey Crossings 1966
Freethy "The River Mersey" (Ron Freethy. Terence Dalton Ltd., Lavenham.) Pages 59-61,64,66,69/70,106,108-119,124-26,130,153,162. Map including canals Canals, Norton Priory, Ship Canal, Ferry, Boat building, Halton Castle, Court Leet, Chesshyre Library, Aethelfleda, Normans, Montpelier, Road Bridge, Alkali industry, Castners, Christ Church Weston Point, St. John’s Church Weston, Orreds, Hale Ford 1985
Freethy "The Bridgewater Canal" (Ron & Marlene Freethy Aurora Publications) Pages 6/7,17-19,60-80,84-86,92 Bridgewater Canal, Norton Priory, Old Town 1996
Freethy "Discovering Cheshire" (Ron & Marlene Freethy. John Donald) Pages 4,6,61,104-107 Saxon Fort, Daresbury Laboratory, Lewis Carroll, Mersey, Norton Priory, Canals 1992
Frith "Photographic Memories of North West England" (Francis Frith Collection). Pages 24/25 Halton Castle, Transporter Bridge, Docks, Cottages 1996
Furness "Soils Survey Bulletin No. 6 - Soils of Cheshire" (R.R. Furness. Harpenden) Pages 6/7,10,21,71/72,132,138,164 Geology 1978
Gallichan "Cheshire" (Walter M. Gallichan. 3rd edition Methuen) Pages 70,111/12,126-129,146,155,166,168,185-87,192,223 Aston Hall, Churches, Daresbury Hall, Savage, Barons, Halton Castle, Chesshyre Library, Astons, Norton Priory, Civil War, Population, Saxon Fort, Quarries, General description 1928
Gaskell "Cheshire Leaders Social and Political" (Ernest Gaskell. Author) Pages - not numbered John Ockleston.. 1908
Gibb "The Story of Thomas Telford" (Sir Alexander Gibb. Alexander Maclehose & Co.) Pages xxi, 140-142,161,269,298,303,315,326,333,336 Telford, Bridging proposals, Weaver, Weston Canal 1935
Gibbs & Cooper "History of the Runcorn & Widnes Co-operative Society Ltd. 1862 – 1962" (T.D. Gibbs & A. Cooper. Runcorn & Widnes Co-operative Society Ltd.) Pages - all As Title 1962
Gilbert "Victoria Road 1886 - 1985" (Susan Gilbert. Countryside Publications Ltd.) Pages - all A history of Victoria Road School, Runcorn 1985
Gough "Runcorn Through Time" (Roy Gough. Amberley Publishing) Pages – all Old and new photographs with captions 2008
Gould & Hodgkiss "The Resources of Merseyside " (W. T. S. Gould & Alan G. Hodgkiss. Liverpool University Press) Pages 9,11-13,16,40/41,62,69-71,75,83/84,150/51,153-55,160-62,172 Population, Areas, Industry, New Town 1982
Goulder "Church Life in Medieval England Pt. I - The Parishes" (Laurance Goulder. Guild of Our Lady of Ransom) Maps of Diocese 1965
Grant "The Great Canal" (Roderick Grant. Gordon & Cremonesi.) Pages 20-23,91-94,133 Ship Canal, Bridgewater Canal, Mersey &Irwell Navigation 1978
Gray "A Hundred Years of the Manchester Ship Canal" (Edward Gray. Aurora Publications) Pages 8,12,16-21,24-26,30,33,35,38/39,42,45/46,48/49 Canals, Railway Bridge, Ship Canal Railway 1993
Gray "Manchester Ship Canal" (Edward Gray. Sutton Publishing) Pages 5/6,11,20,22-25,57,62/63,84-87,92/93,97,108 Canals, Ship Canal Railway, Transporter Bridge, Docks, Boats, Railway Bridge 1997
Grayling "The Bridgewater Heritage" (Christopher Grayling. Bridgewater Estates plc.) Pages 17-33,39-45,49/50,56/57,62/63 Egertons, Brindley, Bridgewater Canal 1983
Greenhill "The Merchant Schooners 2 vols." (B.Greenhill David & Charles) Pages Vol. I - 55,74/75,202/03. Vol. II - 33,39,64-69,74-76,96-101,121 Boats, Trade to/from Runcorn 1968
Greene "Norton Priory" (J.Patrick Greene. Cambridge University Press) Pages - all Norton Priory, Astmoor, Daresbury, Astons, Brookes, Barons, Saxon Fort, Parish Church 1989
Greenwood "Lancashire" (Walter Greenwood. Robert Hale.) Page 255. Transporter Bridge 1951
Greswell "An Account of Runcorn & its Environs" (Rev. J. Greswell Joseph Aston, Manchester Pages - all General history of Runcorn & its environs with general Description of the area in 1803 1803
Greswell & Lawton "British Landscapes Through Maps - 6, Merseyside" (R. Kay Greswell & Richard Lawton. The Geographical Association.) Pages 7-9,14,17,23,25,31/32 Geology, Settlements, Prehistoric, Medieval, Parishes, Local Government, Chemicals, Population. 1964
Greville "Chronology of the Railways of Cheshire" (M.D. Greville. Railway, Canal & Historical Society) Pages 5/6,11-13. Grand Junction Railway, Chester - Warrington line, Norton Canal branch. 1973
Griffiths "Guide to the Iron Trade of Great Britain" ( Griffiths. ********** David & Charles Reprint 1967.) Pages 282,284 Lead smelters, Pyrites Companies. 1873
Griffiths "Weston Historical Notes and Walk" (Joan Griffiths. Weston Parochial Church Council) Pages - all Brief description and chronology of Weston Township. Descriptive walk noting points of historical interest 1977
Haber "The Chemical Industry During the 19th Century" (L. F. Haber. Clarendon Press.) Pages 20,56,153/54,236,243. Hazlehursts, Johnsons, Brookes. 1984
Haddock "The Schoolboy and the Signalman " (Peter Haddock. Silverlink) Pages 17,20,28-31,56,94-96,100-109, 143/44 Stations, bus services, Railway bridge, Sutton Tunnel, Locomotives, Chemicals 2008
Hadfield "The Canal Age" (Charles Hadfield. David & Charles) Pages 20,28/29,73,88,94,119,127,138,141/42,145. Canals, Towing horses. 1968
Hadfield "British Canals - An Illustrated History" (Charles Hadfield. David & Charles 4th ed.) Pages 28,44,79,91,185-88,243-54. Canals 1970
Hadfield & Biddle "The Canals of North West England 2 vols." (Charles Hadfield & Gordon Biddle. David & Charles) Pages Vol. I - 18,28-37,54/55,86-101,106-119,124,126,132-42. Vol. II - 353,358-95,462-65 Canals 1970
Halton Borough Council "The Bridging of Runcorn Gap" (Halton Borough Council.) Pages - all Ferry, Railway Bridge, Transporter Bridge, Road Bridge. 1978
Halton Borough Council "Runcorn History Trail" (Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Historical notes and description of Trail in the Old Town area of Runcorn based on Ship Canal, Norton Priory and Bridgewater Canal 1979
Halton Borough Council "Runcorn Shopping in 1888" (C. A. Cowan. Halton Borough Council) Pages - all List of all properties in Bridge Street, Church Street, High Street and Regent Street with business occupants in 1888. 1988
Halton Borough Council "Brief History of Runcorn" (Frank Whitby, Halton Borough Council.) Pages - all Notes on historical development of Runcorn up to 1974 1975
Halton Borough Council "Halton Legacy" (Halton Borough Council.) Pages 33,50-52 Industrial dereliction and reclamation 1974 - 1991. 1991
Halton Historical Publications "1841 Census South Halton, excluding Runcorn" Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Transcription of Census Returns for Acton Grange, Aston by Sutton, Aston Grange, Clifton, Daresbury, Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Newton by Daresbury, Norton, Preston, Stockham, Sutton and Weston 1988
Halton Historical Publications "1851 Census South Halton, excluding Runcorn" (Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Transcription of Census Returns for Acton Grange, Aston by Sutton, Aston Grange, Clifton, Daresbury, Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Newton by Daresbury, Norton, Preston, Stockham, Sutton and Weston 1988
Halton Historical Publications "Tithe Awards Runcorn & adjoining Townships" (Halton Borough Council.) Pages - all Transcription of Tithe Awards for Acton Grange, Aston by Sutton, Aston Grange, Clifton, Daresbury, Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Newton by Daresbury, Norton, Preston, Stockham, Sutton and Weston. 1988
Halton Historical Publications "Pre- Industrial South Halton 1700 - 1850" (Halton Borough Council) Rents, Land Tax, Population, Charities, Occupations for Townships of Acton Grange, Aston by Sutton, Aston Grange, Clifton, Daresbury Halton, Keckwick, Moore, Newton by Daresbury, Norton, Preston, Stockham, Sutton and Weston. 1988
Hamilton & Potter "Losing Track" (Kerry Hamilton & Stephen Potter. Routledge & Kegan Paul). Pages 83,93-97 New Town, Busway, Bus Services 1985
Hanshall "The History of the County Palatine of Chester" (J. Henry Hanshall. Author) Pages 10/11,15,32,64/65,71,74,82,87/88,96,103,402-18 Reproduction Camden map 1610, Saxons, Population, Quarries, Plants, Mersey, Canals, Churches, Description of Runcorn and Villages 1817
Hanson "Canal People" (Harry Hanson. David & Charles) Pages 14,16,46,52/53,59,76,99,106,124,132/33,142, 146/47,155,162 Canal people and life on the Canals 1978
Hardie "A History of the Chemical Industry in Widnes" (D.W.F. Hardie. I. C. I. Ltd.) Pages 1-7,60,71,73,75,77-82,121/22,125,129,144,161, 177,191,204/05,226,229. Runcorn Gap, Telford’s Bridge, Chemicals, Old Quay Works, Leblanc Works, Castner Kellner. 1950
Hardie & Pratt "A History of the Modern British Chemical Industry" (D.W.F.Hardie & J. Davidson Pratt. Pergammon Press) Pages 26,89/90,101/02,106/07,117,127,132,141,143,151, 209,252,294,299-301. Soap, Alkali, Castner Kellner, Evans Medical 1966
Harris "Cheshire & its Rulers" (Brian E. Harris. Cheshire Libraries & Museums) Pages 2,7,18-21,26/27,36/37. Barons, Hundreds, Magistrates, Poor Law Unions, Local Government. 1984
Harris "Liverpool & Merseyside" (J.R. Harris. Frank Cass & Co.) Pages 5,78-87,90,93-95,175-177 Watchmaking, Steamboats, Ferry, Canals, Crossing Mersey 1969
Hartwell & Hyde "The Buildings of England – Cheshire " (Clare Hartwell & Matthew Hyde. Yale University Press) Pages 6,11/12,15,18,20,30,32,34,41/42,44/45,48-50,55,59/60, 73-76, 115/16, 325/26, 486,559-64, 566-69. 616/17 Photos 5,18 Buildings 2011
Hatton "History of Hale" (P.B.Hatton. Author) Pages 11,41/42 Hale Ford 1978
Hawthorne "English Notebooks" (Nathaniel Hawthorne. ****) Pages 396/97 Description of canal trip to Runcorn 1856
Hayden "The Book of Bridges" (Martin Hayden. Marshall Cavendish) Pages 96/97, 109 Transporter Bridge, Road Bridge 1976
Hayes "The Catalyst Triangle" (Gerald Hayes. D.D. Leitch) Pages 12-19,45,58-64,67 Mathieson, McKechnie, Wigg, Norman, Johnsons, Brookes, Heath House, Buildings.. 2013
Hayes "Francis Frith’s Around Liverpool and Merseyside" (Cliff Hayes Frith Book Co.) Pages 82-86 Bridges, Docks, Weston Point, Halton Castle, Top Locks 2001
Hayes "The Changing Face of Widnes" (Cliff Hayes with Robert Martindale. Sutton Publishing) Pages 95-98, 128 Bridges 2002
Hayes "The Changing Face of Merseyside" (Cliff Hayes. Breedon Books) Pages 155-158 Streets, Saltport 2002
Hayman "Mersey & Irwell Navigation to Manchester Ship Canal" (Alfred Hayman. Federation of Bridgewater Cruising Clubs) Pages - all Development of the Navigation from inception to incorporation of the majority into the Ship Canal. 1981
Hazlehurst "The History of the House of Hazlehurst 1816-1916" (Hazlehurst & Sons Ltd.) Pages - all Centenary celebrations of Company, Soap, Chemicals, Hazlehurst, T. A. Jones, V. C. 1917
Head "A Home Tour Through the Manufacturing Districts of England in the Summer of 1835" (Sir George Head. John Murray, London Reprint 1968 Frank Cass & Co. Pages 1-8,15/16 Canals, Docks, Ferry, Early bridging proposals, Industry,Chimney. 1836
Heath School, Runcorn "Runcorn 1851" (Heath Comprehensive School, Runcorn) Pages - all Interpretation of 1851 Census information 1983
Helsby "Memory Lane" (Betty Helsby. Author) Pages – all Autobiography- growing up in Runcorn since 1930 2006
Hewitt "Cheshire Under the Three Edwards" (H. J. Hewitt. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 1,4-6,18/19,23-25,28-31,36/37,39,44/45,48/49, 68/69,92-95 Norton Priory, de Lacy Estates, Salt, Agriculture, Livestock 1967
Hewitt "The Building of Railways in Cheshire down to 1860" (H. J. Hewitt. E. J. Morten) Pages 7-9,15-23,36,48/49,52,62/63. Grand Junction Railway, Chester - Warrington line 1972
Heywood "Visitors Illustrated Guide to the Ship Canal" (John Heywood, Publishers.) Pages 11-13,23-28. Illustrated Guide to Ship Canal works in progress. 1891
Higham "The Origins of Cheshire" (Nicholas J. Higham. Manchester University Press) Pages 10/11,21,27,79, 107,111-113,116,155-160,179, 210,212. Plates 10,11. Geology, Coinage, Church, Ford, Saxon Fort, Halton Castle, Domesday, Preston on the Hill, Place Name Origin 1993
Higham "A Frontier Landscape – the North West in the Middle Ages" (Nicholas J. Higham. Windgather Press) Pages 3, 17,40,50/1. 77/8, 84, 92, 113, 133, 135, 137, 143/4, 146/7, 153, 174, 185, 192, 200/01, 208/9, 213, 215/6, 221-227, 234. Geology, Mersey, Domesday, Norton, Barons, Agriculture, Halton Castle, Shipping, Local administration, Norton Priory, All Saints Runcorn. 2004
Hitches "Cheshire Railways in Old Photographs" (Mike Hitches. Alan Sutton Publishing.) Pages 53-56. Railway Bridge, Transporter Bridge, Moore 1994
Hodson "Cheshire 1660 -1780 - Restoration to Industrial Revolution" (Howard Hodson. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 56/57,61,122,132-134. Halton Grammar School, Ferry, Canals 1978
Holloway "Weston Point Remembered" (Alfred Holloway. Cheshire County Library.) Pages - all Reminiscences of life in Weston Point 1911- 1920 1989
Holt "A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain - Vol X - The North West" (G.O.Holt. David & Charles) Pages 37-39,48/49,60,63,65/66,84/85 Grand Junction Railway, Chester - Warrington line, Runcorn - Frodsham line, Electrification 1978
Home Guard "History of the Cheshire Home Guard" (****. Gale & Polden, Aldershot.) Pages 55-58 As Title 1950
Hough & Randles "Mysteries of the Mersey Valley" (Peter Hough & Jenny Randles. Sigma Leisure.) Pages 88-104. Ghosts 1993
Howard " The Way we Were - Runcorn Remembered" (Elizabeth Howard. Aurora Publishing.) Pages - all Illustrated social history of Runcorn 1993
Howard "Runcorn in Old Picture Postcards" (Elizabeth Howard. European Library). Pages - all Old photographs and postcards with captions 1995
Hubbard "The Work of John Douglas" (Edward Hubbard. Victorian Society) Pages 183/84,258,268 St. John, Weston; St. Mary, Halton 1991
Hughes "Cheshire and its Welsh Border" (Herbert Hughes. Dobson Books.) Page 43,67/68 Norton Priory, Robert Nixon 1966
Hughes "Chronicle of Chester. The 200 Years 1775 – 1995" (Herbert Hughes. Macdonald & Jane’s) Pages 32-38 John Fletcher of Halton 1995
Hulbert "The Strangers Friend" (C.Hulbert. ****) Pages 16-21 General Description, Norton Priory, Halton Chapel, Chesshyre Library, School,Mill, Bridgewater Canal, Chapel, Epitaphs. 1829
Hulbert "Cheshire Antiquities" (Charles Hulbert. **** Pages 39-42. Halton Castle 1838
Husain "Cheshire Under the Norman Earls 1066-1237" (B.M.C. Husain. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 4,6,10,18,27,29,32,44,112,121,125/26,131 Domesday, Norton Priory 1973
ICI "Fifty Years of Progress, The Story of Castner Kellner Alkali Co. 1895 – 1945" (ICI) Pages – all Chemicals, ICI Railway Fire Brigade, Housing, World War II 1945
Ingham . "Cheshire - its Traditions and History" (Alfred Ingham. Pillans & Windsor) Pages 5,10,20,78/79,89/90,156/57,164/65, 170/71,359,364 Freemasonry, Halton rocks, Stone Axe, Saxon Fort, Yeomanry, Court Leet, T. A. Jones, V.C., Electoral areas, Railways 1920
Ingram "North Midland Country" (J. H. Ingram. Batsford) Pages 32, 63/4, 67 Ships, shipping, Halton Castle, Rocksavage, Lewis Carroll, Daresbury 1947
Ingram "Companion into Cheshire" (J. H. Ingram. Methuen) Pages 121-125 Weston, Runcorn Docks, Halton, Norton, Chessyre Library 1947
Ireland-Blackburn "Hale Hall" (Ireland-Blackburn. Author) Pages 75,79 Hale Ford 1881
Jenkins "Images of West Bank" (Fiona Jenkins. West Bank Heritage Project) Pages 181-192 Bridges 2005
Jones "Shipwrecks of North Wales" (Ivor Wynne Jones. 4th ed. Landmark Publishing) Pages 34,111,113,118,151,153,155/56,158,164/65 Ships 2001
Kelsey "Oxford County Histories - Cheshire" (C.E. Kelsey. Clarendon Press) Pages 18,54,61,129,186,193,195. Railways, Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Quarries, Saxon Fort, Salt 1911
Kennedy "I.C.I The Company That Changed Our Lives" (Carol Kennedy Paul Chapman) Pages 1,13,51,143,159,161,162,168,170,172,190,201 Chemicals 1993
King "Northern England" (Cuchlaine A. M. King. Methuen) Pages 24,44 Geology 1976
King "The Vale Royal of England" (Daniel King. Reprint 1976 E. J. Morten) Pages 96-98,133 Rocksavage, Halton Castle, Norton Priory 1656
Knowles & Hadcock. "Medieval Religious Houses England & Wales" (David Knowles & R. Neville Hadcock. Longman) Pages 141/42,168,172,481 Norton Priory 1971
Knowles "The Religious Orders in England" (Dom David Knowles. Cambridge University Press) Pages 324/25 Norton Priory 1959
Knowles & Brooke "The Heads of Religious Houses in England & Wales Vol. 1 940 to 1216" (David Knowles & ? Brooke. Cambridge University Press) Pages 178,283 Norton Priory 1972 (2nd ed.)
Lack, Stuchfield & Whittemore "The Monumental Brasses of Cheshire" (William Lack, H. Martin Stuchfield & Philip Whittemore Monumental Brass Society) Pages xv, 8,28,41/42,46,68-72,88,137,142-145,164,179/80, 183/84,192. Churches, Brookes, Astons, Heron, People 1996
Langston "Cheshire Parish Registers – A Summary Guide" (B. Langston. Family History Society of Cheshire) Pages 4, 11, 13/4, 20, 22, 27, 37, 41, 45 – 48. Parish Register details for all Anglican churches in Runcorn 1966
Lawless "Chimney Stacks and Penny Blacks" (Frank Lawless. Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Postal history of Runcorn and Preston Brook 1987
Lawton & Cunningham "Merseyside – Social & Economic Studies" (Richard Lawton & Catherine M. Cunningham. Longman) Pages 5/6,10,12-15,20/21,30/31,35,40,46,54,80. Geology, New Town 1970
Lee "Social Leaders and Public Persons" (J. M. Lee. Clarendon Press) Pages 8/9,48,60,89/90,98/99,106,118,149,179,198. Population, Ship Canal, Improvement Commissioners, Weaver, Christ Church, Transporter Bridge, Road Bridge, Member of Parliament, Housing, Industry, Rateable Values 1963
Lee & Wood "The Scope for Local Initiative" (J. M. Lee & Bruce Wood, Barbara W. Solomon and Peter Walters. Martin Robertson.) Pages 5,19,24/25,47,60/61,72,76/77,83,141,167/68, 170/71,174,178,180 Local authorities, New Town 1983
Leech "History of the Manchester Ship Canal Vol 1." (Sir Bosdin Leech. Sherratt & Hughes, Manchester.) Pages - Vol I - 4-8,17-19,22/23,34,62-66,69,95,143/44,274/75, 291,304,314,330 Plan of Bridgewater Docks at Runcorn, Chart of Mersey Liverpool - Runcorn. History and construction of the Ship Canal 1907
Leech "History of the Manchester Ship Canal Vol. 2" (Sir Bosdin Leech. Sherratt & Hughes, Manchester.) Pages -Vol II - 29-32,38,45,52/53,56,69,108,114/15,125,127-130, 138,140-142,148,160/61,167/68,173,175/76,182/83,186, 192,194,280/81,286,300-302,306/07,309-315. History and construction of Ship Canal, Saxon Fort, Railway Bridge, Wigg Works 1907
Leland "Itinerary of England & Wales Vol. 5" (John Leland. Southern Illinois University Press) Pages 24/25,41/42, Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Mersey 1964 (Reprint)
Leonard "Cheshire Parish Churches" (John Leonard. Sigma Leisure) Pages 12,17,22 Aethelfleda Saxon Fort, Norton Priory 1991
Lewery "Gold, Silk and Painted Scripture" (Tony Lewery. Cheshire County Council & Warrington & Runcorn New Town Development Corporation) Pages - all Sunday Schools, Churches, Church Banners. 1986
Lewis "Topographical Dictionary of England" (S.Lewis & Co. 4 vols.) Pages - Vol. I - 65 Vol. II - 300,473 Vol. III - 323,416,644 Vol. IV - 181,436 Description of Runcorn and Villages 1831
Lewis "Topographical Dictionary of England" (S.Lewis & Co. 4 vols. ) Pages - Vol. I – 8, 165 Vol. II – 5, 304, 489 Vol. III – 323, 416, 570, 644 Vol. IV – 181, 436 Description of Runcorn & Villages 1838
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Lightfoot "The Weaver Watermen" (Thomas S. Lightfoot. Cheshire Libraries & Museums) Pages 56,58,62,76,79 Weaver, Weston Point Docks, Ship Canal, Salt, Mersey 1983
Lindsay "A History of the North Wales Slate Industry" (Jean Lindsay. David & Charles) Pages 47,89,186,188,195 Slate, Runcorn Docks 1974
Lindsay "The Trent and Mersey Canal" (Jean Lindsay. David & Charles) Pages 12,14,17/18,20-22,25/26,29-31,35,40-43,65,86, 97/98, 103,113,123/24,128,130,132,136,140,142 Trent & Mersey Canal, Shipping. 1979
Lindsay "Merseyside Heroes" (Sidney Lindsay. Author) Pages 99/100 Private T. A. Jones, V .C. 1988
Littler "A Victorian Childhood" (Walter Littler. Privately by Marion Seymour.) Pages - all Author’s childhood in Runcorn 1890s 1997
Looker "Early Methodism in Halton" (William S. Looker. Holy Trinity Church) Pages – all As title 1918
Lysons "Magna Brittanica Vol. II Pt. II - County Palatine of Chester" ( Lysons. T. Cadell & G. A. Greenland, London.) Pages 303/04,309/10,319,325-328,342,353,/54,363,375,380, 401-403,413,419/20,423,425,430,453,456,753-764. Saxons, Normans, Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Civil War, Industry, Population, Astons, Brookes, Savage, General description of Runcorn & Villages 1807
McDermott "The History of the Great Western Railway" (McDermott. **** . Revised ed. 1964 Ian Allan Ltd.) Pages 191/92,198,202,214,219/20,222/23,339,464. Chester – Warrington line 1927
MacGregor "The Alehouses & Alehouse Keepers of Cheshire 1629-1828" (Alastair J. MacGregor. Caupona Publications No. 4) Pages xix, 3, 16-18,21-25,29,31-34,36. As Title 1992
McKnight "The Shell Book of Inland Waterways" (Hugh McKnight. David & Charles) Pages 251,343 Canals, Docks, Mersey, New Town, Christ Church 1975
McNeil "Halton Castle – a Visual Treasure" (Robina McNeil. North West Archaeological Trust.) Pages – all Report on the excavation and finds at Halton Castle and historical background to Castle 1987
Maddocks "Liverpool Pals" (Graham Maddocks. Leo Cooper.) Pages 216,218-23,225/26,229,234,236,240,243 World War I deaths in The King’s (Liverpool) Regiment 1991
Makepeace "Manchester Ship Canal – a Short History" (Christopher Makepeace. Hendon Publishing Co.) Pages 21, 28-30 Ship Canal, Transporter Bridge, Saltport 1983
Makepeace "Manchester Ship Canal – a Portrait in Photographs and Postcards" (Christopher Makepeace. SB Publications) Pages vii,12,26-34. Ship Canal, Docks, Railway and Transporter Bridges 1993
Malet "Bridgewater – The Canal Duke 1736- 1803 " (Hugh Malet. Manchester University Press) Pages 74/75,98/99,112/13,117,120-131,133,135,148,150/51,155,174. Biography, Canals. 1979
Malet "The Canal Duke" (Hugh Malet. David & Charles.) Pages 114-127,146,157 Biography of Duke of Bridgewater, Bridgewater Canal. 1961
Manchester Ship Canal Co. "Bridgewater Bicentenary Handbook" (Manchester Ship Canal Co. ) Pages - 39-45,48/49,52-66,70/71,73,75/76,84-88,102-09, 114-116,118,147,197,201,217 History of Canal, Activities of Bridgewater Department of Ship Canal Co., Table of distances, sketch plan of canal, Locks, Bridges, List of Officers, Brooke, Bridgewater House, Boats, Canals, Industry, Flora & Fauna. 1961
Manchester Ship Canal Co. "Bridgewater Department Handbook" (Manchester Ship Canal Co.) Pages 33,35-39,42-47,52,54-61,65,73,78/79,83,85/86,104. History of Canal, Summary of Canal Acts, Description of Canal, Duke of Bridgewater, Brindley, Gilbert, Docks, Bridges, Industry. 1968
Manchester Ship Canal Co. "The Bridgewater Canal - the Re-opening of the Canal 1973" (Manchester Ship Canal Co.) Pages 8,28/29,34-38,47-49,58-60,64,67,71. History of Canal, Summary of Canal Acts, Description of Canal, Duke of Bridgewater, Brindley, Gilbert, Docks, Bridges, Industry, Marina. 1973
Manchester Ship Canal Co. "Manchester Ship Canal Co. Past & Present" Pages not numbered – 8 are relevant Duke of Bridgewater, Bridgewater Canal ,Ship Canal, Runcorn Docks 1980
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Mann "Railway Bridge Construction" (F.A.W. Mann. Hutchinson Educational) Pages 19,24-28, three unnumbered Sutton Weaver Bridge, Pipe Bridge 1972
Margary "The old Ordnance Survey series Vol. VII - North Central England" (Harry Margary. Author.) Page 30. 1st series O. S. Map 1989
Marrow "The Brookes at Norton Priory - The Tudor Manor House & Georgian Mansion" (Jon Marrow. Norton Priory Museum Trust) Pages - all Brooke family 1992
Marshall "A Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers" (John Marshall. David & Charles) Pages 19,142,181,238. William Baker, Joseph Locke, Rendell, Willet. 1978
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Matheson "Early life of Lewis Carroll at Daresbury "The Tender Years - Lewis Carroll Around the North" (Brenda Dane Matheson. Nordales(Five Counties) Publications, Darlington) Pages 3,4,6. 1973
Maund "Liverpool Transport Vol. 5 - 1957 - 1986" (T.B. Maund. Transport Publishing Co.) Pages 73-75,197 Buses and bus services 1991
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Meadows & Radcliffe "Cheshire - a Portrait in Colour" (Bill Meadows & Leslie Radcliffe. Countryside Books.) Pages 26-28,32/33 Runcorn, Daresbury 1994
Mealor "An Unorthodox History of The Oaklands" (George D. Mealor. Author.) Pages - all Quarries, Schools, Market, World War I, Daresbury Park Hotel 1991
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Mee "The King’s England - Cheshire" (Ed. Arthur Mee. Hodder & Stoughton) Pages 84,138/39,169 Halton, Runcorn, Weston 1968
Mercer "A Survey of the Agriculture in Cheshire" (W. B. Mercer. Royal Agricultural Society of England) Pages 11,18/19,154/55,157,204-210. Ship Canal, Weaver, Crops, Farms, Geology, Physical features, Rainfall, Population. 1963
Merlin "New Towns Regional Planning and Development " (Pierre Merlin. Methuen) Pages 12,243/44 New Town 1971
Millington "Runcorn & Widnes Co-operative Society Ltd. Jubilee History of the Society 1862 - 1912 " (Walter Millington. Runcorn & District Co-operative Society) Pages 9/10,15-17,19/20,26-29,50,63,100/101 History of the Co-operative Movement in Runcorn and its personalities 1912
Mitchell "A Halton Lass" (Sybil Mitchell. Halton Borough Council) Pages - all Cheshire childhood in verse 1994
Mitchinson "The Return of Papists for the Diocese of Chester 1705" (Allan Joseph Mitchinson, Ed. North West Catholic History Society.) Page 3 Papists list 1986
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Morant "Monastic and Collegiate Cheshire" (Roland W. Morant. Merlin Books Ltd.) Pages 60-71,126-128,205 Norton Priory, Barons, Brookes 1996
Morgan "Domesday Book - 26, Cheshire" (Philip Morgan. Phillimore) Pages 263b,263c,266b. Facsimile reproduction and translation of the Domesday Book entries for Aston, Clifton, Halton, Norton and Weston 1978
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Morton "From Southgate to Hallwood Park - 25 Years in the Life of a Runcorn Community " (Jane Morton. Merseyside Improved Houses.) Pages - all Details building and demolition of Southgate estate and replacement by the Hallwood Park estate 1994
Moss "Pilgrimages in Cheshire and Shropshire" (Fletcher Moss. Author. Reprint 1972 by E. J. Morten) Pages 4/5,7,9 Norton Priory, Halton Castle, Morphany Hall, Duttons, Brookes 1901
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Mullin "A History of Methodism in and around Halton 1750-2000" (Raymond Mullin UNPUBLISHED) Pages – all As title ++++
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Musson "Enterprise in Soap and Chemicals" (A. E. Musson. Manchester University Press) Pages 107,112,200,236/37,239 Hazlehurst, Castner 1965
Needham "Francis Frith’s Canals & Waterways" (Dennis Needham. Frith) Page 19 Runcorn locks 2004
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Nickson "Nickson’s Town History of Runcorn" Condensed version of Nickson’s History of 1887 (Warrington Guardian) Pages - all 1972
Nicolle "Cheshire Living Memories" (Dorothy Nicolle. Frith) Pages 41-43 Bridges, St.Peter’s Aston, All Saints Daresbury, Moore Post Office ****
Nightingale "The Story of the Lancashire Congregational Union 1806-1906" (B. Nightingale. John Heywood & Co.) Page 193. Transfer of Runcorn to Cheshire Union 1906
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North West Landscape Trust "Historic Parks and Gardens of Cheshire" (Landscape Institute) Pages 9, 25 Aston Lodge, Norton Priory 1985
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Norton "Guide to National & Provincial Directories of England & Wales Published Before 1856" (Jane E. Norton. Royal Historical Society Pages 32,41/42,45,47,51,60,72/73,130-138 As Title 1950
Norton Priory "Halton Castle - An Historical Investigation" (Norton Priory Museum Trust.) Pages - not numbered - 17 sheets Details of history of Castle, Maps and Directory extracts 1995
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Nulty "Guardian Country 1853-1978" (Geoffrey Nulty. Cheshire County Newspapers.) Pages 50-53,104 Newspapers 1978
Opher and Bird "British New Towns Architecture and Design" (Philip Opher and Clinton Bird. Oxford Polytechnic) Pages 1-30 New Town, Shopping City, Housing, Industry, Marina, Population 1980
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Osborne "Guide to the Grand Junction Railway" (Osborne) Pages not numbered West Coast Main Line, Quarries, Dutton Viaduct 1838
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Paget-Tomlinson "Britain’s Canal & River Craft" (Edward Paget-Tomlinson. Moorland Publications) Pages 7-9,34/35,37,39,93,99,114,117/18,139 Photos 36/37,40,103-105,109-112,119,137 Canals, Narrow Boats, Barges, Flats 1979
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Parkinson "The Rise of the Port of Liverpool" (C.Northcote Parkinson. Liverpool University Press) Page 17,28/29,118 Shipping, Bridgewater Canal 1952
Parks "Men of Steel – The Story of Joseph Parks & Sons 1861-1961" (Parks & Co. Harley Publishing Co.) Pages 20, 25, 27, 30-33 Sutton Weaver factory, Sutton Weaver Bridge, World War II 1961
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Pevsner & Hubbard "The Buildings of England - Cheshire" (Nikolaus Pevsner & Edward Hubbard. Penguin) Pages 195,232/33,283,296,324-329,380/81 Buildings in Daresbury, Halton, Moore, Norton, Runcorn and Weston 1971
Phillips & Smith "Lancashire and Cheshire from AD 1540" (C. B. Phillips & J. H. Smith. Longman) Pages 6/7,13,16,21,24,30,56,71,76,86,88,99,126-129, 136,161,197,209-212,219/20,243,246/47,263,265,267, 270,306/07,314,318,336,339,342,363,369,373 Population, Landowners, Peel Hall, Brookes, Astons, Mize, Halton Grammar School, Canals, Salt, Poor Law Union, Church attendances, Bridge, Chemicals, Norton Priory, Mersey, Parliamentary and Local Government 1994
Platt "The Abbeys and Priories of Medieval England" (Colin Platt. Secker & Warburg.) Pages 116 Illus. 40,87,121. Norton Priory 1984
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Poole "Old Widnes and its Neighbourhood" (Charles Poole. Swale Press.) Pages 1-5,8/9,18/19,36-63,146-153,166-171,263-269 Mersey, Ferry Hale Ford, Barons, Bridges 1906
Poole **** "History of Cheshire" (J.Poole. ****) Pages - Vol. II 466,498-501,508, Leycester 658,666-670,687-689,691/92,700-704, 735-742,777-779,781,845/46 **** 1778
Porteous "The Canal Ports" (Douglas Porteous. Academic Press) Pages 49-51,57-82,158-165,184-196,208-213,228-230, Appendices II,IV Canals, Ferry, Commercial traffic, Runcorn Port, Urban development, Railway Bridge, Population. Diagram Runcorn Port in 1776 1977
Povey "A Degree in Life" (George E. Povey. Author) Pages all Autobiography 2001
Powicke "History of the Cheshire County Union of Congregational Churches" (Frederick James Powicke. Thomas Griffiths & Co.) Pages 8,27,31,36,59/60,137-140,285,290 As Title 1907
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Price "Water Under the Bridges" (Freda Price. Horseshoe Publications.) Pages - all Author’s family life in Runcorn in 20th century 1994
Priestley "Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways Throughout Great Britain" (Joseph Priestley. Longman Reprint 1969 David & Charles) Pages 96-101,480/81,681-685, 706,708 Canals, St. Helens & Runcorn Gap Railway 1831
Proudfoot "Waterways at Work" (C.Proudfoot. Mersey Valley Partnership.) Pages - all Brief history of the canals and navigations in and around the Mid Mersey Valley 1983
Pudney "Lewis Carroll and his Works" (John Pudney. Thames & Hudson) Pages 22-27, 121 Lewis Carroll, Parsonage, Floating chapel 1976
Reader "I. C. I. - A History Vol. I - The Forerunners 1870 - 1926" (W.J. Reader. Oxford University Press) Pages 121,224,229,254,287/88,330 As Title 1970
Reader "I. C. I. - A History Vol II - The First Quarter Century 1926 - 1952" (W.J. Reader. Oxford University Press) Pages 2,16,83,361 As Title 1975
Reed "Crewe to Carlisle" (Brian Reed. Ian Allan) Pages 3-5,10,12-15,18/19 Grand Junction Railway fares, timetable 1969
Rees "British Ports and Shipping" (Henry Rees. George G.Harrap & Co.) Pages 49,54/55,61 Runcorn Docks, Shipping 1958
Reynolds "Norton Priory Mansion and Memories of Halton" (Alf Reynolds. Runcorn’s Living Heritage Trust Ltd.) Pages - all Norton Priory, Buildings in Halton 1983
Richards "Old Cheshire Churches" (Raymond Richards. B. T. Batsford. Reprint 1973 E. J. Morten.) Pages 4,12/13,103,117,141-143,170/71,200,206, 209,260,339,360 Norton, Runcorn, Daresbury, Rocksavage 1947
Rigby "Ever Glorious - The Story of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment Vol. I " (Bernard Rigby. W. H. Evans & Sons, Chester) Pages 348,375,421. Private T. A. Jones, V. C. 1983
Robinson "A Guide to the Country Houses of the North West" (John Martin Robinson. Constable) Pages 1,26,40,53-55,60 Norton Priory, Daresbury Hall, Hallwood, Rocksavage, Moore Hall, The Oaklands 1991
Robinson "Down River to Sea" (Edward Robinson. John Sherratt & Son.) Pages 62/67-70,72-74,96. Ship Canal, Mersey 1953
Rochard "Runcorn, Frodsham & Helsby Illustrated" (I.S. Rochard. Rochard) Pages not numbered but first 10 are Runcorn Prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, Canals, Market, Industries, Buildings, Churches and Chapels, Water, Gas, Lighthouse, Hazlehurst, Daresbury Hall, Aston Hall 1906
Rochester "Salt in Cheshire" (Mary Rochester. Cheshire County Council) Pages Part I - 43 Part II - 3,10,13,20/21,34,39-42 Salt Union, Telford’s Report, Turnpikes, Weston Point Docks, Railways, Canals 1975
Rolt "Thomas Telford" (LThomas C. Rolt. Longmans Paperback 1979 - Penguin) Pages 119/120 Telford’s bridge at Runcorn 1958
Rothwell & Hayes "Greetings from Old Cheshire" (Catherine Rothwell & Cliff Hayes. Printwise Publications Ltd.) Page 57 New Town, Shopping City (Halton Lea) 1992
Runcorn Development Corporation "Runcorn New Town Master Plan" (Runcorn New Town Development Corporation) Pages - all Master Plan for the development of the New Town at Runcorn 1966
Runcorn Development Corporation "Runcorn New Town Master Plan Amendment No. 1" (Runcorn New Town Development Corporation) Pages - all As Title 1971
Runcorn Development Corporation "Runcorn New Town Master Plan Amendment No. 2" (Runcorn New Town Development Corporation) Pages - all As Title 1975
Runcorn Development Corporation "Amenities for Runcorn" (Runcorn New Town Development Corporation) Pages - all Existing and proposed amenities for recreation in Runcorn 1973
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 1 Wills and Inventories in Diocesan Registry 1487-1836 and Marriage Licences and Bonds Preserved at Chester 1606 to 1719" (Pages – all) People 2000
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 2 'In Memoriam'" Pages – all People, War, Cenotaph, Bethesda, All Saints Runcorn 2000
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 3 Abstracts of the Vestry Minutes 1751-1851" Pages – all Local government 2000
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 4 Chesshyre’s Library at Halton" Pages – all Library, Sir John Chesshyre 2000
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 6 William Handley, Runcorn Historian – An Anthology of his Writings around 1900" Pages – all Local government, Bridging the Gap, Schools, Bridgewater Canal, Hallwood, Sir John Chesshyre, Chesshyre Library Rocksavage, Music, Boats, Royal celebrations, population, Shipping. 2001
Runcorn Historical Society "No. 7 Weston Township – Some Snippets of Information of the History of the Township Through the Ages" Pages – all Weston and Weston Point 2000
Runcorn Urban District Council "Urban Renewal Report" (Runcorn Urban District Council) Pages - all Proposals for Urban Renewal in Runcorn Old Town area 1973
Russell "Lost Canals ands Waterways of Britain" (Ronald Russell. David & Charles) Pages 220,222, Mersey & Irwell Navigation 1982
Russell "Lost Canals of England & Wales" (Ronald Russell. David & Charles) Pages 208/09 Runcorn-Weston Canal 1971
Samuel "Miners, Quarrymen, and Saltworkers" (Ed. Raphaael Samuel. Routledge & Kegan Paul) Pages 9,10,152/53,162,165,187-190. Weaver, Salt, Runcorn Docks, Unions. 1977
Scard "Squire & Tenant - Life in Rural Cheshire 1760 -1900" (Geoffrey Scard. Cheshire Community Council) Pages 2,4,8,15,20,36,38,72-75,86 Enclosures, Brookes, Rocksavage, Railway, Telford’s Bridg 1981
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Scholes "Towns and Villages of Britain – Cheshire" (Ron Scholes. Sigma Press) Pages 23/24,58/59,82/83,113,136/37,159,162 Aston, Daresbury, Halton, Moore, Runcorn, Weston,Canals, Churches, Bridges 2000
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