Cheshire History Journal
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.
Members receive copies of Cheshire History as part of their membership subscription. The edition they receive is the one published towards the end of the subscription year.
The Editor will be pleased to consider items for inclusion in future issues of Cheshire History. Notes for contributors are available.
Some back issues are available to purchase.
Numbers 1 (1978) to 55 (2015/16) are available on our Past Publications sub-website where you can search for subjects and authors of articles.
Number 61 (for 2021-22), a substantial issue with many black and white illustrations and colour plates, has the following contents:-
Notes from the Editor
Obituary: Samuel Rhys Williams
The Descent of Some Chester Libraries
Thomas Cromwell’s Assault on the Palatinate: Cheshire’s Gentry Feuds as a Catalyst for the Unification of England
Mary Fitton: The Life and Loves of an Elizabethan Maid of Honour
Select Documents for Local and Family Historians in the Cheshire Quarter Sessions files, 1571to 1616: Part Two [with summary for January to July 1605]
The Battle of Rowton Moor, 2September 1645: the Forgotten, Neglected, Decisive Battle for Control of Cheshire and the Region
Real Stories from Mere Accounts: Exploring Shocklach (Saint Edith) Churchwardens’ Records, 1725-1916
Macclesfield Baths and Washhouses and its Patrons in the Nineteenth Century
Winsford’s Inspector of Nuisances: The Development of a ‘Vile Town’s’ Infrastructure, 1890-1930
A Time Capsule of a Time Capsule: a Charcoal-filled Pit within Poulton Chapel Graveyard
Kevin Cootes, Dot Broughton, Carrie Armstrong, Janet Axworthy, David Jordan, Hannah Russ and Rea Carlin
How South American Gold Transformed a Corner of Neston
Prisoners of War and their Camps in Cheshire: Continued
Recent Work on Cheshire History: a Select Bibliography