References
   
1 Cheshire Record Office Reference P 155/5
Church Buildings and Cburchyard 1868-92
   
2 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 27 (1874-75) p131-68
Rural life and manners - in the neighbourhood of Bidstone and Upton - a hundred years ago - A Hume
   
3 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 37 (1885) p141-60
Extracts from the Parish Records of Upton - E M Hance, Esq, LLB
   
4 Chester Archaeological Society Journal, Volume 3 (1888-90) p178-84
On a Sculptured Stone with a Runic Inscription in Cheshire – Rev G F Browne, BD, FSA
   
5 Chester Archaeological Society Journal, Volume 3 (1888-90) p185-91
Notes on the Overchurch Runic Stone – Rev Father Wilfrid Dallow, MRSA
   
6 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 43 (1891-92) p305-320
Overchurch and its Runic Stone – Edward W Cox
   
7 The National Archives Reference ED 21/1974
Ministry of Education and predecessors: Public Elementary School Files: Cheshire: Upton (Wirral)
Church of England School 1894-1910
   
8 The National Archives Reference ED 21/1975
Ministry of Education and predecessors: Public Elementary School Files: Cheshire: Upton (Wirral)
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic School 1896-1913
   
9 The National Archives Reference ED 35/187
Board of Education and predecessors: Secondary Education, Institution Files: Cheshire: Birkenhead
Upton Hall Convent School 1903-19
   
10 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 64 (1912) p79-81
The Overchurch Chalice – F C Beazley FSA
   
11 Cheshire Record Office Reference P 155/7
Upton (Overchurch) CE School Managers Minutes 1918-38
   
12 The National Archives Reference ED 109/456
Board of Education and successors: HM Inspectorate: Reports on Secondary Institutions: Cheshire: Upton
Upton Hall Convent School: Full Inspection 1920
   
13 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 76 (1924) p125-46
Wirral field names - Eric H. Rideout
   
14 Liverpool Record Office Reference 720 KIR/1199
Rake Lane Bye-Pass, Upton: correspondence, papers and plan concerning compensation for purchase of premises of T W & R Quine, builders' merchants. 1933-38
   
15 Liverpool Record Office Reference 720 KIR/1201
Upton: correspondence and papers concerning Upton Hall and Green Bank, and dilapidations on de-requisitioning. 1944-47
   
16 Cheshire Life, March 1951 p22-3
113 Assault Engineer Regt., RE (TA) – James Hugh
   
17 The National Archives Reference ED 109/8657
Board of Education and successors: HM Inspectorate: Reports on Secondary Institutions: Cheshire
Birkenhead: Upton Hall Convent School: Full Inspection 1951
   
18 Cheshire Life, November 1951 p23
R.E.M.E. – James Hugh
   
19 Liverpool Record Office Reference 720 KIR/1205
Arrowe House Farm, Upton: correspondence, papers and plans concerning Leverhulme Estates and appeal against allocation for industrial development. 1955-58
   
20 Wirral Archive Services Reference B/168/RDS46/RDS/D1/4
(Dangerous Buildings) Retaining Wall, St. Joseph's R.C.School, Saughall Massie Rd., Upton. 1956-62
   
21 Wirral Archive Services Reference B/168/ED67/ED/OV2
Overchurch County Primary School: Proposed Construction - Corres. and Documents. 1956-72
   
22 Historical Guide to Overchurch Parish and Upton Township
R A Pullan
   
23 Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire Transactions, Volume 111 (1959) p77-92
Overchurch Parish Church and the Township of Upton – W G H Jones
   
24 Wirral Archive Services Reference B/168/ED6A/ED/L3/46
R.C. Primary School, Quinesway, Upton: Proposed Construction - Correspondence. 1959-62
   
25 Presbyterian Church of England, Upton, Wirral 1899 – 1974, the Story of 75 Years
Mrs Margaret Attwool
   
26 Cheshire Life, February 1977 p34-9
The Urbanisation of Upton – Alan Brack
   
27 Journal of the Merseyside Archaeological Society, Volume 9 p71-78
The Site of Overchurch, Upton, Wirral: A Survey – D O’Hanlon and K Pealin
   
28 Cheshire Life, August 1997 p62-3
Meadow Sweet – Alan Brack
   
29 Upton Cricket Club: 100 Years of Cricket 1901 – 2001
   
30 Wirral Journal
   
  30.01    Volume 1 1982/83 No 5 p39-40
               A medieval grave-slab comes to light
   
  30.02    Volume 1 1982/83 No 6 p39-40
               Ford Water Works
   
  30.03    Volume 3 1986/87 No 1 p10-13, No 2 p25-27, No 3 p21-23
               Upton in Times Past – an old account book tells its tale
   
  30.04    Volume 3 1986/87 No 3 p1-2
               Changes at Upton Manor
   
  30.05    Volume 4 1988/89 Mo 3 p32-38
               Shipping was his World – the story of William Inman – Rosemary Hunt
   
  30.06    Volume 5 1990/91 No 2 p16
               The site of Overchurch
   
  30.07    Volume 5 1990/91 No 3 p47
               These developments not wanted
   
  30.08    Volume 5 1990/91 No 4 p4-6, No 5 p19-22, No 6 p42-44, No 7 p20-23
               The Village on the Hill – W.Bennett
   
  30.09    Volume 5 1990/91 No 6 p7
               Shone Bros, Upton – Mrs M.Watson
   
  30.10    Volume 5 1990/91 No 6 p10
               The lost villages of Wirral
   
31 Inman, William (1825–1881), Shipowner – Alan G. Jamieson
   
32 Champion of Sail – David Walker
Published: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1986
   
33 Railway Reflections No 19, November 1983 p7-13
Last Steam on Wirral – Roger Golder
   
34 Birkenhead Reference Library
Auction details for sale of farms, small holdings, cottages and accommodation land in Upton and Moreton, September 12th 1918
   
35 Upton URC Remembered
Upton United Reformed Church, July 2015
   
36 Wirral Notes and Queries
August 1892
   
37 Historical sketches of Nonconformity in the County Palatine of Chester - William Urwick
Published: S Fletcher, London 1864
Acknowledgments
   
  Many people have contributed to this website by providing stories, pictures, documents and information. The list below mentions a few of them, in no particular order. My thanks to these and all the others who have contributed and helped in any way.
   
  Wirral Archive Services
   
  Liverpool Record Office
   
  Cheshire Record Office
   
  Mr Ian Hunt
   
  Mrs Shirley Cragg
   
  Mr Ron Farrer
   
  Mr Morgan Parkin (Archives Assistant | HSBC Holdings PLC)
   
  Mr Nicholas Webb (Archivist, Barclays Group Archives)
   
  Mr Jonathan Snowden (Martins Bank Archive)
   
  Mr James Mortlock (Archivist | Lloyds Banking Group Archives and Museums)
   
  Laura Yeoman (Archivist, Royal Bank of Scotland Group)
   
  John King Photography
   
  The Upton Library History Group
   
  Members of WikiWirral (www.wikiwirral.co.uk)
   
  Mr Bob Clarke
   
  Mr Geoff Ingham
   
  Bethan Hughes
   
  Shrewsbury Diocese Archives

 

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