Detecting Local History


Tony is an accomplished local historian. He holds a B.A. in History (Manchester, 1991) and an M.A. in Local History (Keele, 1994). He is the author of many articles on various aspects of Cheshire History, is on the editorial team of Cheshire History and is editor and writer of the Winsford Record. He is a regular speaker/lecturer to local history and similar societies and is a part-time lecturer in the subject with Liverpool University's Centre for Continuing Education.

Tony Bostock

As well as being a member of a number of academic societies in the region, currently he holds the chair of the Cheshire Local History Association and is an active committee member of the Winsford Local History Society, of which he was chair-person for many years. Having just retired from a professional life in public service, Tony intends to employ himself as a full-time, local historian.

Tony will undertake research into Local History matters related to the county of Cheshire as well as Family History research for families with links to the county. If you require it Tony can undertake record searches in Record Offices, Libraries and other repositories in the county. Tony can also make visits to local places for you and make site and topographical reports. Tony will be pleased to offer advice to those who wish to embark on their own researches.

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