National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

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Merseyside Maritime Museum,
Albert Dock
L3 4AQ


0151 478 4424


0151 478 4590



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Open: Monday-Tuesday 10.30-4.30 (closed 12.30-1.30)

Closed: Christmas, Bank holidays

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Collections information

Businesses (256)

Organisations (127)

Persons (46)

Diaries (131)

Families (7)

  • Danson family: Dry Close, Grasmere Grasmere, Westmorland
  • Danson family of Carnsdale Farm, Barnston Barnston, Cheshire
  • Fitzherbert family, baronets, of Tissington Tissington, Derbyshire;Somersal Herbert, Derbyshire
  • Legh family, Barons Newton: Newton-le-Willows Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire
  • Stanley, family, Earls of Derby Glassmore, Cambridgeshire;Crag Hall, Cheshire;Macclesfield, Cheshire;Wildboarclough, Cheshire;Corney, Cumberland;Whicham, Cumberland;Bradworthy, Devon;South Weald, Essex;Hamerton, Huntingdonshire;Bickerstaffe, Lancashire;Bolton-cum-Adgarley, Lancashire;Bury, Lancashire;Knowsley, Lancashire;Lathom, Lancashire;Liverpool, Lancashire;Manchester, Lancashire;Pilkington, Lancashire;Preston, Lancashire;Epworth, Lincolnshire;London;Colham, Middlesex;Hillingdon, Middlesex;Brackley, Northamptonshire;Fleetham, Northumberland;Eynsham, Oxfordshire;Milton, Oxfordshire;Ellesmere, Shropshire;Knockin, Shropshire;Newmarket, Suffolk;East Lavant, Sussex;Halnaker, Sussex;Meriden, Warwickshire;Beetham, Westmorland;Witherslack, Westmorland;Burton in Lonsdale, Yorkshire;Kirkby Malzeard, Yorkshire;Mewith Head, Yorkshire;Thirsk, Yorkshire;Hawarden, Flintshire;Hope, Flintshire;Mold, Flintshire;Coonagh, County Limerick;Clonmore, County Louth;Smithstown, County Louth;Priestown, County Meath;Lyonstown, County Tipperary
  • Stitt family of Liverpool Liverpool, Lancashire
  • Stubbs family

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (63)

  • NRA 23096 J Gordon Alison & Co Ltd, shiprepairers, Birkenhead
  • NRA 37344 Ayrton, Saunders & Co Ltd, manufacturing chemists, Liverpool
  • NRA 37345 EH Baker & Sons, coach and handcart builders, Liverpool link to online catalogue
  • NRA 35537 BICC plc, electrical cable mfrs, Prescot and London
  • NRA 37361 Arnold W Boyd, ornithologist: diaries, corresp and papers
  • NRA 18462 Thomas & John Brocklebank Ltd: shipping and family papers
  • NRA 35595 Archibald Brown & Co Ltd, coppersmiths and brassfounders, Liverpool
  • NRA 26226 Joe Bryson: business records collection
  • NRA 30816 CBS Engineering Co, ship repairers, Liverpool
  • NRA 35596 Edward Clay, goldbeater, Liverpool
  • NRA 24287 J Collinson & Co, boots and shoe mfrs and dealers, Liverpool
  • NRA 30603 Danson family of Liverpool: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 41133 Demerara Co Ltd, merchants, Liverpool
  • NRA 27265 Employers Labour Association
  • NRA 35368 Fawcett Engineering Ltd, hydraulic engineers, Bromborough link to online catalogue
  • NRA 25733 Fraser, Trenholm & Co, merchants and financiers, Liverpool
  • NRA 37373 TW Frost & Co Ltd, drapers, Liverpool
  • NRA 37348 HC Hawley & Co, export merchants, Liverpool link to online catalogue
  • NRA 37349 Joseph Heap & Sons Ltd, rice millers, Liverpool
  • NRA 24285 HMS Indefatigable and National Sea Training School for Boys
  • NRA 35599 Jones, Burton & Co Ltd, electrical engineers and machine tool mfrs, Liverpool
  • NRA 23097 Jones, Quiggin & Co, shipbuilders, Liverpool link to scanned list
  • NRA 37353 L Keizer & Co, glass merchants, Liverpool
  • NRA 30568 Macgregor Laird, shipowner: letters to his wife
  • NRA 37354 Liverpool Corn Trade Association
  • NRA 27264 Liverpool: Employers Association of the Port of Liverpool
  • NRA 37363 Liverpool Geological Society
  • NRA 37355 Liverpool Grain Storage & Transit Co Ltd
  • NRA 37356 Liverpool Hydraulic Power Co
  • NRA 25490 Liverpool Naturalists Field Club
  • NRA 37357 Liverpool Provision Trade Association link to online catalogue
  • NRA 39851 Liverpool registers of merchant ships
  • NRA 25255 Liverpool Shipowners Association
  • NRA 24288 Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society
  • NRA 26225 Liverpool Steamship Owners Association
  • NRA 37358 Liverpool Warehousing Co Ltd link to online catalogue
  • NRA 37374 William Lowe & Sons Ltd, grain merchants, Liverpool
  • NRA 36257 Meccano Ltd, machine tool and mechanical toy mfrs, Liverpool
  • NRA 37359 MEP Ltd, hatch cover mfrs, Liverpool
  • NRA 37371 Merseyside Unity Theatre
  • NRA 27266 National Maritime Board
  • NRA 42405 National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside
  • NRA 37377 National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, Maritime Records Centre: trades union records
  • NRA 24291 National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside: misc accessions
  • NRA 37375 G & J Nickson & Co Ltd, wholesale grocers and canners, Liverpool
  • NRA 25725 Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd, Liverpool: records of constituent companies
  • NRA 30814 JW Pickering & Sons Ltd, ship repairers, Liverpool link to scanned list
  • NRA 28424 Port of Liverpool
  • NRA 35597 Railway Signal Co Ltd, signal and electrical appliance mfrs, Liverpool
  • NRA 20951 Regimental Museums: survey of MS collections
  • NRA 35598 Roby & Utley Ltd, brassfounders and ships' sidelight mfrs, Rainhill
  • NRA 27268 Seafarers Joint Committee link to scanned list
  • NRA 27267 Shipping Federation: Mersey district
  • NRA 37366 Edward Smith Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby: letter books
  • NRA 30815 Stitt family of Liverpool: business and family papers
  • NRA 25254 Sugar Association of Lancashire Ltd link to online catalogue
  • NRA 42279 Tate & Lyle Ltd, sugar refiners, Liverpool link to online catalogue
  • NRA 29901 Vulcan Foundry Ltd, locomotive builders and engineers, Newton-le-Willows
  • NRA 35205 Wallasey: HMS Conway, school ship
  • NRA 26224 West Coast Stevedoring Co Ltd, Liverpool
  • NRA 37360 Wingrove & Rogers Ltd, electrical engineers, Liverpool link to online catalogue
  • NRA 21592 T Worrall, tool mfr, Cronton
  • NRA 25726 Joseph Hall Worthington, Liverpool shipowner: diaries


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