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Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire
Formation20 June 1848
TypeHistorical society
Registration no.224825
Legal statusCharity
Purpose
  • Historical study
  • research
HeadquartersLiverpool, United Kingdom
Location
Region served
Official language
English
President (34th)
Dr Arline Wilson
Editor (24th)
Dr Bertie Dockerill
Websitewww.hslc.org.uk

The Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire is a historical society and registered charity founded for the purpose of "collecting, preserving, arranging and publishing such Historical Documents, Antiquities…Specimens of Ancient and Medieval Art, etc. as are connected with the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Chester…" on 20 June 1848.[1] The society became a registered charity (No. 224825) in 1964.[2]

Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire
LanguageEnglish
Edited byDr Bertie Dockerill
Publication details
History1848–present
FrequencyAnnually
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Trans. Hist. Soc. Lancs. Ches.
Indexing
ISSN2398-1601
Links
  • [www.hslc.org.uk Journal homepage]

Activities

The society organises lectures and other events, and has also amassed an extensive collection of materials and publications relating to the history and antiquities of both counties.

Journal

It publishes a peer-reviewed journal, the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire annually.

Officers

Presidents

Transactions editors

  • 1911–28 John Brownbill
  • 1928–35 Eric Hardwicke Rideout
  • 1935–38 Rev. Dr William Wingfield Longford
  • 1938–45 Francis Arthur Bailey
  • 1945–48 Rev. Charles Frank Russell
  • 1948–50 Dr Frederick Threlfall Wainwright
  • 1950–68 John Joseph Bagley
  • 1961–68 Dr James Murphy
  • 1967–71 K. B. Drake
  • 1970–79 Dr Michael J. Power
  • 1971–75 Dr P. J. Buckland
  • 1973–90 Dr Jennifer I. Kermode
  • 1979–99 Dr Colin Bonham Phillips
  • 1990–2002 Dr Christopher P. Lewis
  • 1996–2001 Dr Sylvia A. Harrop
  • 1996–present Prof. John C Belchem
  • 1999–2006 Dr Graeme J. Milne
  • 2001–06 John Tiernan
  • 2002–07 Dr Suzanne Schwarz
  • 2003–06 Dr P. Dalton
  • 2006–11 Prof. Peter G. I. Gaunt
  • 2011–15 Dr Andy J. Gritt
  • 2016 Dr Alan G. Crosby
  • 2017–present Dr Bertie Dockerill

Secretaries

  • 1848–51 Henry Clark Pidgeon
  • 1848–64 Rev. Dr Abraham Hume
  • 1864–67 Nicholas Waterhouse
  • 1867–77 Dr David Buxton
  • 1877–84 Charles Tindal Gatty
  • 1884–88 Edward W. M. Hance
  • 1884–1903 Richard Duncan Radcliffe
  • 1903–10 William Fergusson Irvine
  • 1910–14 Frank Charles Beazley
  • 1914–28 Dr Philip Nelson
  • 1928–39 Samuel Saxon Barton
  • 1939–43 Frederick George Blair
  • 1943–44 Arthur Cecil Wardle
  • 1944–45 Dr Walter Alison Phillips
  • 1944–51 Francis Arthur Bailey
  • 1951–58 Dr George Chandler
  • 1958–59 H. A. Taylor
  • 1959–66 Joan Beck
  • 1966–70 Patricia R. Pleasance
  • 1970–83 P. J. Andrews
  • 1983–89 Janet E. Hollinshead
  • 1989–92 G. M. Wyatt
  • 1992–present Roger C. Hull

Treasurers

  • 1848–60 Thomas Avison
  • 1860–67 William Burke
  • 1867–85 John G. Jacob
  • 1886–98 Henry Douglas Eshelby
  • 1898–1905 William E. Gregson
  • 1905–11 Frank Charles Beazley
  • 1911–22 S. W. Phipps
  • 1922–26 Percy Culverwell Brown
  • 1926–28 H. K. Hardwick Cox
  • 1928–39 William J. Holgate
  • 1939–45 Dr Walter Alison Phillips
  • 1945–67 W. G. H. Jones
  • 1965–72 Charles R. Ambler
  • 1967–72 A. W. Andrews
  • 1972–81 Robert Bromley
  • 1981–87 Roy George Dottie
  • 1987–89 G. J. Wilson
  • 1989–2000 Janet E. Hollinshead
  • 2000–07 C. F. Foster
  • 2007–16 Dr Arline Wilson
  • 2016-present Catherine Nunn

See also

References

  1. ^ Benas, B., The Centenary of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire: A Retrospect, Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 100 (1948).
  2. ^ "Charity Commission of England and Wales". Charity Commission of England and Wales. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015.

External links

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