We are an active and forward-looking Society that brings together genealogists and historians with an interest in the area covered by the old Hundred of West Derby.

Have a look around our website and see what we offer – from our friendly active forum, to networking opportunities at our group meetings, and a quarterly journal with news, advice and excellent articles about the people, businesses and events that made Liverpool and South West Lancashire what it is today. A year’s membership to the Society is only £10 for UK residents (£15 overseas).

  • Download a back-issue of our journal and our free ebook with hints and tips on starting your own family history research.
  • Don’t let your family’s story disappear into the mists of time, share it with us – we publish interesting articles by members and non-members.
  • Join us for full benefits and know that ‘You’ll never walk alone’ with your Liverpool and South West Lancashire family history research.

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The position of minutes secretary on the societies Committee will become vacant at the AGM in October.
If any member of the society is interested in joining the Committee, then please contact our General Secretary via our contact form.
The position would be best suited to someone within easy travelling distance of Liverpool, as that is where our quarterly meetings are currently held.


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