Cheshire History is the journal of new work relating to the history and archaeology of the ancient and modern county of Cheshire. It is published by the Cheshire Local History Association and appears as a single annual edition. The most recent edition is priced at £9.50. Earlier editions 50p- £5.00.
Latest edition (No.61), content includes: The Descent of Some Chester Libraries (Ralph Hanna); Thomas Cromwell’s Assault on the Palatinate: Cheshire’s Gentry Feuds as a Catalyst for the Unification of England (Ed Dutton); Mary Fitton: The Life and Loves of an Elizabethan Maid of Honour (Tony Bostock); Select Documents for Local and Family Historians in the Cheshire Quarter Sessions files, 1571 to 1616: Part Two [with summary for January to July 1605] (Paul Booth); The Battle of Rowton Moor, 24 September 1645: the Forgotten, Neglected, Decisive Battle for Control of Cheshire and the Region (Bob Burgess); Real Stories from Mere Accounts: Exploring Shocklach (Saint Edith) Churchwardens’ Records, 1725-1916 (David Hayns); Macclesfield Baths and Washhouses and its Patrons in the Nineteenth Century (Sarah Griffiths); Winsford’s Inspecotr of Nuisances: The Development of a ‘Vile Town’s’ Infrastructure, 1890-1930 (D. A. Nellist); In Brief: A Time Capsule of a Time Capsule: a Charcoal-filled Pit within Poulton Chapel Graveyard (Kevin Cootes et al.); How South African Gold Transformed a Corner of Neston (Anthony Annakin-Smith); Prisoners of War and their Camps in Cheshire: Continued (Peter Young); Recent Work on Cheshire History: a Select Bibliography (Morris Garratt); plus several book reviews and notes on the contributors.