Ecclesfield – Southport’s Forgotten Suburb

A fantastic new local history book has been released by local historian David Walsh. Those of you that are familiar with Harry Foster’s local history books will be aware of Ecclesfield, but some of you may have never heard of it. This book adds to what has previously been written, showing fresh research on the area, highlighting links beyond the C19th.

Take a journey into OLD SOUTHPORT & SOUTH HAWES as well as the outlying areas such as Snuttering Lane.

Learn about former Ecclesfield residents, their influence on our town, plus when & potential reasons why the name fell out of use.

It includes:

  • Eccles & Ball family history
  • South Hawes/Early Southport
  • Snuttering Lane
  • Prominent local residents
  • Scandal in Birkdale
  • Many rare images
  • When & why the name fell out of use

Priced at £12.00, you can purchase a copy at The Atkinson Waterstones Southport and Broadhursts Booksellers in Southport, or from David directly.