Humanities and Social Sciences Research Blog

Welcome to our blog!

Here you'll find the latest research news and updates from the Sisters of Mersey project.

We'll be highlighting the great achievements and projects of our researchers, as well as sharing events and opportunities for colleagues,  students and public alike.

Sisters of Mersey Children's Worksheets

Posted on: 2 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Child writing with crayons

We've put together some worksheets to help our younger visitors find out more about the women who helped shape the cultural and political landscape of both Liverpool and the country.

British Home Children

Posted on: 2 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Sheltering Home for Destitute Children on Myrtle Street. Imave via Google Street View

Learn about the 19th Century policy of child emigration and Liverpool's place in this chapter of history.

Using Special Collections & Archives for Local History Research

Posted on: 2 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Woman taking notes from an archival document

If you are interested in researching local history for yourself, Jenny Higham, Head of Special Collections & Archives at the University of Liverpool Library, demystifies the process here.

Merseyside Women's History - Call for Contributons

Posted on: 14 March 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Lillian Bader

Can you help tell the story of Merseyside's inspirational women in the new 'Sisters of Mersey' app?

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    Sisters of Mersey Children's Worksheets

    Child writing with crayons

    Posted on: 2 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

    We've put together some worksheets to help our younger visitors find out more about the women who helped shape the cultural and political landscape of both Liverpool and the country.