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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


Records deposited or presented under the Public Records Act, 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/9780969588573.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is split into two sections; Deposited Records, and Presented Records. Deposited Records consist of the following:- Liverpool Statutory Register of British Merchant Ships; the Wool Act ... 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


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


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


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


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


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