Links for sources of information within Lancashire
(The hundred of West Derby)

 Liverpool and SW Lancs Family History Society offer these links as a service to members and other visitors to our website, and takes no responsibility for the content and quality of the sites listed: NB. Depending on your browser settings some sites without an SSL Certificate may not be available through this page.

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Other Family History Societies are not included in this list as they can all be found HERE.




Liverpool City Plice

A history Liverpool City Police, from it's inception to the present day.

Liverpool Museums

Liverpool Museums

Liverpool University film library

The City in Film catalogue lists approximately 1700 films of Liverpool from 1897 to the present day, with a particular emphasis on recording the way the city's urban landscape has been represented. Each record provides information that includes: date, duration, genre, director/production credits, format (35mm, 16mm, 9.5mm, VHS, etc), colour/b&w, a general synopsis, the name and contact details of the archive holder or collector and viewing information. Additional reference or catalogue details are provided where applicable.

Lancashire Libraries link to newspapers

Lancashire County Library:Thompson Gale. Access to Gales 19th Centuary newspapers. NB: only available with a valid Lancashire Libraries Subscription

Lancashire on line Parish Clerks

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks:

Ogdens tobacco

A history of Ogden's tobacco company

tate & lyle

A history of Tate and Lyle sugar refiners


The history of Littlewoods of Liverpool