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Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Gordon Read and Michael Stammers (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588573
eISBN:
9781786944863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide covers the following major collections hosted at the Merseyside Maritime Museum:- records deposited or presented under the 1958 Public Records Act; official organisations, including the ... More


Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Simon Ville and David M. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to explore the vast history of international maritime business, focussing on themes of management, finance, and labour. Each essay considers the economics of maritime industries and ... More


In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Adrian Jarvis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a history of the Port of Liverpool between 1905 and 1938, during its decline. It is particularly interested in the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool’s ... More


Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Dawn Littler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide follows the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume I (Vol 8 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9695885-7-7) and covers the remaining collections hosted at the ... More


Docks and Harbours

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the history of Docks and Harbours, within Britain and overseas.


Improving the urban image

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, improvements to urban landscapes, their profitability, and populations were made across Great Britain. Some took the form of new commercial ... More


The 12 disadvantaged areas

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates how the 12 areas were selected, to represent poor areas more generally, and how the data was collected. These areas include West-City, East-Docks, Riverlands, The Valley, ... More


Combining Business and Pleasure? Cotton Brokers in the Liverpool Business Community in the Late Nineteenth Century

Sari Mäenpää

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter examines the role of cotton brokers in the port of Liverpool in the late-Nineteenth century. It uses data compiled by the Mercantile Liverpool Project, census material from trade ... More


English Artisans’ Churches and North America: Traditions of Vernacular Classicism in the Eighteenth Century

Peter Guillery

in Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The distinctive architecture of St George in Portsea (Portsmouth), Hampshire, both classical and vernacular, arose from a particular cultural milieu, that of the shipwrights and other dockyard ... More


Documentary and historical drama: Hillsborough, Sunday, Dockers, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Steve Blandford

in Jimmy McGovern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines McGovern’s extremely varied work on both documentary and historical drama for television. His range is best illustrated by the inclusion in such a category of his influential ... More


Herman Melville: Redburn

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter selects extracts from Herman Melville’s 1849 novel Redburn, which give uniquely detailed descriptions of Liverpool at mid-century. He particularly registered the poverty around the docks ... More


Gladstone Dock

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the creation of Gladstone Dock. The motivation of the MDHB was to create a dock that could accommodate ships of up to 1000 feet, a length which was inconceivable in 1901. It ... More


Making the Customers Happy

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board and the general public. It considers the factors that led to the public perception of the Board as ‘dedicated to its ... More


Records of Official Organisations Public Records Acts, 1958

Gordon Read and Michael Stammers

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588573
eISBN:
9781786944863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588573.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter comprises of records of official organisations relating to Merseyside maritime history. The largest archive housed by the museum is that of the Merseyside Docks and Harbour Board (plus ... More


The Establishment of the Fremantle Harbour Trust

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides details about the establishment of the Fremantle Harbour Trust - following the model established by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board of 1857 - and explores the Fremantle ... More


Port History: Some Thoughts on Where it Came from and Where it Might be Going

Adrian Jarvis

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the discipline of port history - primarily British - to discuss what has been achieved and what further studies might contribute. It places the work of Gordon Jackson into ... More


Port Politics: Interest, Faction and Port Management in Mid-Victorian Liverpool

Graeme J. Milne

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the development of the Port of Liverpool and the politics of port management that ensconced it during the mid-Victorian era. It is divided into the following topics concerning ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Globalization: Some Technological Considerations

Adrian Jarvis

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the significance of technological developments within the shipping industry, and how they enabled the internationalisation of the industry. Topics covered include refrigerated ... More


North of England Shipowners and Their Business Connections in the Nineteenth Century

Graeme J. Milne

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay focuses on business networks in the North of England in the nineteenth century, with particular attention paid to shipowning interests. Graeme J. Milne looks at both regional and national ... More


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