THE NORTH WEST CATHOLIC HISTORY SOCIETY promotes the study of the history of the Catholic Church in the region west of the Pennines, the old counties of Cheshire, Cumberland, Lancashire, and Westmorland

It organises meetings and conferences & publishes an annual journal of research. Membership is open to anyone interested in the subject.

North West Catholic History is the annual journal containing aids to and the results of research. Digitised PDF copies are available to Society members.

Contributions to the journal and annual conference are welcome. Intending contributors should read the Information for Editors and Contributors


Committee Members

  • Mr John Davies - Chairman
  • Mrs Linda Forster - Secretary
  • Mr Brian Farrimond - Treasurer
  • Dr Ramona Garcia - Editor
  • Dr J.A. Hilton - Editor Emeritus
  • Dr Allan Mitchinson - Managing Editor