Welcome to the Liverpool As A Trading Port Project

This prototype allows searches against the 1,204,141 individual life-event records we currently hold on Liverpool residents from 1704 to 1944 as well as searches against the 32,917 voyages from and/or to Liverpool we currently hold from 1759 to 1809.

This page is an HTML/PHP interface to a MySQL back-end database. It makes limited use of Javascript and is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, or any version of Internet Explorer greater than 10.

Please be aware that this site is still in alpha and therefore a work in constant progress. More data are always being added and existing data are always being improved. A list of all recent changes/additions to the site can be found on the What's New page.

For any comments, questions, corrections or feature requests, please .