North Meols (Southport) Family History Society

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A selection of publications written by local historians

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Ainsdale War Memorial (near Southport)

By Bruce Hubbard...

Supplied by: North Meols (Southport) Family History Society Product Ref: NME-SAP 23

Betwixt Ribbel and Moerse (Between Ribble and Mersey)

By Walter Jesson The history and legends of the coastline between the River Ribble and the River Mersey. This book is well documented and includes many photographs and maps. For special offer see NME-SAP11/12....

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Betwixt Ribbel and Moerse and Megasaga

By Walter Jesson Buy both the previous titles and save...

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Birkdale in Camera

Early photographs of a Southport Suburb by Mark Sargant and Matthew Tinker (Sefton Libraries). This album contains fifty early pictures of Birkdale. They cover the period from the foundation of Birkdale Park as a select seaside suburb to the end of the 2nd World War. A full list of the photograph and a guide to further reading can be found at the back of the book....

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Churchtown in Camera

By Andrew Farthing This album contains fifty pictures of old Churchtown, Crossens and Marshside. Most scenes pre-date the Second World War and show the communities when they were relatively isolated from Southport town. In order to assist readers in locating the site of photographs, an early map is locator at the back of the book....

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Crossens - Southport's Cinderella Suburb

By Harry Foster. Crossens, part of the parish of North Meols, was a detached settlement on the northern fringe of what is now Southport. With a history quite different from that of other areas of the town, its situation on the southern bank of the Ribble estuary resulted in it enjoying much richer agricultural land. Farming dominated Crossens, but in the early ninteenth century, it became on out-o...

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Dissenters Of Every Description - The extraordinary story oNME-S.AP18f Southport's non-conformist churches

By Geoffrey Ellis. Which church provided a glass eye for the caretaker's wife? Who was the 'Bolshie Parson?' Where was Suger Hillock Methodist Church? And who was J Raynor Batty: the 'gay and gallant gentleman of God?' The answers to all these questions can be found in the extraordinary story of Southport's non-conformist churches....

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Formby and Freshfield through time by Reg and Barbara Yorke

A selection of more than 180 photographs which trace the development of Formby and Freshfield (Merseyside)over the last century...

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Megasaga

By Walter Jesson There are over 100 names, to many to list here, directly related to, or connected with the Rimmers, who appear in this book. Their family records, could together with the Rimmers activities overseas, and their connection with the tribe of Dan, constitute therefore, not just a saga or story, but a Megasaga. For special offer see next item....

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Old Ordinance Survey maps

Birkdale 1909...

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Old Ordinance Survey maps

Southport East 1909...

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Old Ordnance Survey maps

Formby 1909...

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Old Ordnance Survey maps

Central Southport 1909...

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Old Ordnance Survey maps

Southport North 1909...

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Pleasureland Memories (Southport)

By Stephen Copnall...

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Sand and Sea

Sefton's Coastal Heritage...

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Southport in the age of the tram

By John Dean...

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Southport Through the Letterbox, A Picture Postcard Mistory of Southport

By G.A and A.G. Burgess. A varied selection of scenes, subjects and events which have taken place in the resort over a number of years...

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The Great Lifeboat Disaster of 1886

By J. Allen. New Edition by Andrew Farthing. One sad night in 1886 no less than twenty seven brave lifeboat men lost their lives off the Lancashire coast. This is the story of the "Mexico" disaster, and the men of the Southport, St. Annes and Lytham lifeboats. This publication includes over 30 photographs-many never before published, also gives personal details of the lifeboat men....

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The North Meols Independents 1807-2007

Compiled by Geoff Lloyd (and incorporating the previous account by Revd. Derek H. Strange B. D. in 1956). This is a new local publication, of a 200 year history of the people who established the first non-conformist, and the second oldest, church in town....

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What The Butler Saw (Southport Pier)

By Harold Brough...

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When I Went a Walking by Peter Dyer

Local Resident, Peter Dyer brings the past to life, with recollections made during a series of walks around Southport...

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