Eccles, David. Larrinaga Line 1863-1974 (World Ship Society, 2005).
History of the Basque-owned, Liverpool-based shipping company founded in 1863. The Larrinaga family, from the small town of Mundaka in the Basque province of Vizcaya, were key to the development of Liverpool's Basque community between the 1870s and the 1920s, facilitating the migration of men, women, and entire families from Mundaka and its surrounding region to Liverpool. Eccles's history follows the company's fortunes from its foundation, through the Spanish-American, First, and Second World Wars, to its dissolution in 1974.
Forrester, Helen. The Liverpool Basque (1993).
This moving novel traces the story of Liverpool's early 20th-century Basque waterfront community, through the childhood memories of Manuel Echaniz, a Liverpool Basque pensioner now emigrated to Canada. Based on Forrester's friendship with Vicente Elordieta, a Liverpool Basque she had met in Canada, the novel gives a warm but unsparing insider's view of life in these long-vanished streets and alleyways.
López Velasco, Rafael. Navarre Shall be: la tierra del euskera y las Islas Británicas. Pamplona: Pamiela, 2004. Author page.
This study, in Spanish, compiles biographical information about Basques in the UK since Roman times. Based on a combination of archival research and oral history interviews, it includes chapters on the Basque communities in Liverpool, Cardiff, and London. Liverpool Basque families mentioned include the Clemencots, Elordietas, Larrinagas, and Tellerías.
Smith, J Carmen. Chasing Shadows. A Journey into the Past and the Secrets it Holds. Corazon Books, 2013. Author page.
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|Filipinos in Liverpool: Little Manila on Frederick St. Research by online historian Nestor P Enríquez into Liverpool's nineteenth-century Filipino community. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4.
|Emmeline de la Santos
|Emmeline de la Santos. The Filipino Connection. Research by Jim Pedersen into the life of his great grandparents Francisco de la Santos and Emmeline Bramall.
|In A City Living.... More than 10,000 historical photographs of Liverpool, curated by Ged Fagan. Includes photographs of many of the vanished streets of the Liverpool waterfront. Now fully searchable.
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|Archivo Histórico Eclesiástico de Bizkaia - Bizkaiko Elizaren Histori Arkibua - Vizcayan Ecclesiastical Archive. Transcripts of baptism, marriage and funeral records from churches in the Basque region of Vizcaya, where many Hispanic Liverpudlians originated. Covers the period between 1500 and 1900. Free and fully searchable in Basque, English, and Spanish.
|Ancestry.co.uk is the UK portal to the international genealogical records collection. Freely searchable indexes; digitised original records can be consulted by subscription. Includes several Liverpool-specific collections, including Roman Catholic baptisms 1802-1906; confirmations, 1813-1920; marriages 1754-1921; and burials 1813-1988.
|Find My Past
|findmypast.co.uk is the UK portal to the international genealogical records collection. Freely searchable indexes; digitised original records can be consulted by subscription or by purchase of units. Includes extensive merchant navy records, such as Crew lists 1861-1913 and Merchant Navy Seamen 1835-1941.
|INE Spanish Surnames
|Instituto Nacional de Estadística is Spain's National Statistics Institute. The link on the left takes you to the database that records the distribution of Spanish surnames, which can be very useful for narrowing down the regional connections of a particular surname (a first name search is also available).
|Liverpool History Projects
|Liverpool History Projects is a very useful collection of tools and indexes put together by volunteer workers at Liverpool Record Office. It includes freely-available, fully-searchable databases of Liverpool Roman Catholic Baptisms and Marriages, a list of Merseyside Aliens (1879-1912), and the wonderful Liverpool A-Z Street Index, which is essential for identifying streets no longer in existence.
|Toxteth Park Cemetery
|Toxteth Park Municipal Cemetery Inscriptions. This excellent site allows you to search for specific surnames found on gravestone inscriptions in Toxteth Park Cemetery, which opened in 1856. I would like to credit the author, but can't find her/his name anywhere on the site!
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|Liverpool Record Office holds archive documents connected with the city's history. You can consult the online archive catalogue here.
|Merseyside Maritime Museum
|Merseyside Maritime Museum is part of National Museums Liverpool. As well as rotating and permanent displays, it has a library and archive that contains an extensive collection of merchant shipping records. The MMM has produced a very useful series of free online information sheets to help researchers.
|UK National Archives
|The UK National Archives hold a vast quantity of records that touch on the history of Hispanic Liverpool and Hispanic Liverpudlians. Some record collections can be freely searched online, and information downloaded for a small fee. These include Merchant Navy records; Alien Registration Cards, 1918-1957; Wills and Probate.