Good morning,
and welcome to our website

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.

We offer a friendly active forum, 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. We also have a members' only section of the website where you can access our members' interests database, back issues of the journal and some other databases that have been provided for you that you will not find elsewhere. A year's membership to the Society is only £10 for UK residents (£15 overseas).

  • 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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Don't forget to book your place for our Annual Conference on 14th October at The Turnpike Library, Leigh Library, Leigh WN7 1EB

This will be a great day out, with an excellent programme of talks, and raffle prizes promised by Ancestry, British Newspaper Archives, the Society of Genealogists, Tesco and Wigan Archives. We look forward to seeing you there.