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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


Seafarers and Other Individuals

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a record on individual seafarers of all ranks, mostly originating from Liverpool, who held positions ranging from captain and lieutenant to sailmaker and greaser. The chapter ... More


Shipbuilding in the Northwest of England in the Nineteenth Century

Frank Neal

in Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century: A Regional Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588535
eISBN:
9781786944900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588535.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the shipbuilding output in the major ports of Northwest England in the nineteenth century, spanning Chester, Liverpool, and Lancaster. Neal analyses the structure, output, and ... More


Emigration

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the opportunity Liverpool gave to people wishing to travel across the Atlantic in order to achieve a better life in North America. It charts Liverpool’s success in maintaining ... More


Merchants, Ship Brokers and Agents, Stevedoring and Warehousing Companies

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the roles of merchants, shipbrokers and agents, and defines stevedoring and porterage. The chapter focuses in particular on the maritime ... More


From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Lewis R. Fischer (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is dedicated to Maritime Business History, by means of commemorating the career of Professor Peter Neville Davies, a prominent member of the Economic and Social History department of the ... More


Maritime Charities, Missions and Educational Establishments

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Liverpool’s charitable maritime history and dedication toward raising the interest of welfare provision for Liverpudlian seamen and their families. It lists specific nineteenth ... More


Maritime Library

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter lists the collections of material on maritime history that are available in the reference library of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.


Peter Neville Davies: A Tribute

Peter Mathias

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Peter Mathias pays tribute to Professor Peter Neville Davies, reflecting on his career as an economic historian at the University of Liverpool. The tribute covers the major highlights of his career.


Maritime History since Braudel

Gelina Harlaftis and Carmel Vassallo

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter recounts the progress made in the fields of maritime and mediterranean history since the publication of Fernand Braudel’s landmark La Méditerranée. The first half provides an overview of ... More


Liverpool Shipowners, the Mediterranean, and the Transition from Sail to Steam During the Mid-Nineteenth Century

P.L. Cottrell

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

P.L. Cottrell’s essay explores significant developments in Merseyside trade with the Mediterranean, with a special emphasis on the transition from sale to steam. Cottrell reviews the nature of ... More


Bigots or Patriots? The Political and Religious Allegiances of the Liverpool Ships' Carpenters, 1815-1851

Frank Neal

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Frank Neal examines the organisation of ship carpenters in Liverpool, demonstrating how this affected shipowning and shipbuilding in the port. In the first half of the century the group of indigenous ... More


Research, Miscellaneous and Non-Maritime

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes miscellaneous and non-maritime research that has no suitable place in the previous chapters of the collection. It provides maritime related records compiled by The Liverpool ... More


Shipbuilding and Repairing, Engineering and other Maritime Trades

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the development of shipbuilding in Liverpool during the late seventeenth century to the late nineteenth century. It discusses the city’s initial success in the business but ... More


Pictorial and Audio

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers a brief summary of the scale and content of pictorial and audio records offered by the Merseyside Maritime Museum, and divides each resource into categories of maps; charts; dock ... More


Maritime Families

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter contains a detailed record of seven Liverpool-based families and their involvement in the city’s historical maritime economy. The report focuses on the social and economic lives of the ... 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


Transatlantic Slavery and Slave Trading

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the involvement of Liverpool in the slave trade. As the European port most involved in slaving during the eighteenth century, much of Liverpool’s prosperity was due to the ... 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


Peter Neville Davies: An Appreciation

David M. Williams

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David Williams pays tribute to Professor Peter Neville Davies, forming a thorough introduction to Davies’ background and work in maritime studies.


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