The records listed below were donated in September 1967 by Mr. Alex. Grant of Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby.
Administrative / biographical background:
The Liverpool Coopers' Friendly Society was formed in 1842 and terminated in 1864. An account of the cooperage industry in Liverpool may be found in A. Grant The Ancient Craft of the Cooper in Liverpool (typescript), 1967, (Rare Books sequence, H 338.4767482 GRA).