Local Information Links

City of Liverpool Roll of Honour

This database is compiled from the First World War Memorial Roll of Honour in the Hall of Remembrance at Liverpool Town Hall and lists over 13,000 names.

http://www2.liverpool.gov.uk/hallofremembrance/

 

Liverpool Record Office

Archives and local history located on the 3rd Floor of Central Library. The catalogue can be searched from the homepage.

http://liverpool.gov.uk/libraries/archives-family-history/

 

Wirral Council

From the homepage there are links to Wirral Archives Service and libraries across the Borough

http://www.wirral.gov.uk/

 

Sefton Council

Library service including reference and local studies

http://www.sefton.gov.uk/1243#

 

Museum of Liverpool

Home to the ‘Liverpool’s First World War’ exhibition, detailing what life was like at the front and at home. The Devereaux Database is also at the museum, which is continuing to gather information about the men who served with the King’s Liverpool Regiment.

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/peoples/western-front.aspx

 

Liverpool and Southwest Lancashire Family History Society

Invaluable for help with tracing ancestors. The Liverpool group holds a help desk every Tuesday afternoon in Central Library, Liverpool.

http://www.liverpool-genealogy.org.uk/

 

Liverpool History Society

History of Liverpool and its people, along with details of their events and newsletter.

http://www.liverpoolhistorysociety.org.uk/

 

Liverpool and Merseyside Remembered

Website with incredible information relating to both World Wars and their impact upon the communities of Merseyside, with an alphabetical listing of residents who died either at home or at the front.

http://liverpoolremembrance.weebly.com/

 

St James War Memorial Project

A blog detailing information about the 62 men named on the WWI memorial in St James Church, Toxteth.

http://thewarmemorial.blogspot.co.uk/p/links-and-resources.html

 

Great War Memorial Archive

A photographic archive commemorating men and women. The project aims to identify some of the unnamed faces on informal or group photographs.

http://www.ww1photos.org/

 

Prescot Museum

Part of Knowsley Council, their project ‘Preserving the Past with the Present, for the Future’ looks at documenting the lives and stories of the military forces and sharing local military history. The ‘Local Heroes, Distant Voices’ exhibition will also tour and visit Huyton and Kirkby Galleries. This project is supported by the Armed Forces Community Covenant Fund.

http://www.prescotmuseum.org.uk/index.php

 

1914-2014: A Portrait Gallery Faces of the First World War

A collaborative blog profiling staff and students at the University of Liverpool. The project is based in the Department of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, but all University students and staff, both current and former, are invited to participate.

http://clasgallery.wordpress.com/

 

Prescot Roll of Honour

http://www.prescot-rollofhonour.info/home

Details of memorials in Prescot dedicated to the men who served in the First World War. The website also has local history information and photographs relating to Prescot.

 

St Helens Rolls of Honour

Commemorating those who served in both World Wars and whose names are on the Cenotaph in Victoria Square.

http://www.sthelensrollsofhonour.co.uk/home

 

Sutton Beauty & Heritage

Pages relating to Sutton at War include details of men who served with items of memorabilia.

http://www.suttonbeauty.org.uk/suttonhistory/suttonwar.html

 

The Liverpool Scottish Museum Trust

Run entirely by volunteers the website outlines the regimental history of the unit. The museum collection is being transferred to the Museum of Liverpool.

http://www.liverpoolscottish.org.uk/

 

The Western Front Association (Merseyside Branch)

http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/western-front-association-branches/categoryevents/24-merseyside-branch.html

Details of events and meetings for the Merseyside branch. The main website has a huge amount of information about the war fought on land, sea and in the air as well as what life was like on the home front.

 

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