Football and city life in Liverpool pre 1892


Overview of articles:

The 1810s:
February 20, 1818 – The township of Everton sold for £115 in 1716.

The 1820s:
July 27, 1827 – Liverpool races and popular sports.

The 1830s:
January 24, 1835 – The death of Margareth Cooper.
February 26, 1839 – The first ever Grand National.

The 1840s:
January 6, 1843 – The birth of Albert Docks.
May 8, 1846 – The growth of Everton.

The 1850s:
April 22, 1853 – The recipe for Everton Toffee.
October 20, 1858 – A public park for the north-end.

The 1860s:
October 26, 1863 – The formation of the Football Association.
October 6, 1864 – A site for a park and a sight for the people.
June 22, 1865 – Come again in 30 years.
August 27, 1866 – Annual licensing session.

The 1870s:
June 11, 1870 – Stanley Park, Liverpool.
May 4, 1871 – Important sale of property.
June 22, 1871 – Treat to the Bluecoat Boys.
July 19, 1871 – St Domingo Methodist New Connexion Chapel.
July 19, 1871 – Masonic installation an festivities.
November 30, 1872 – The first ever official football international.
March 19, 1874 – Elections of West Derby Guardians.
January 12, 1875 – John Houlding selling freehold property.
April 7, 1875 – The elections of Guardians.
April 17, 1875 – Elections of West Derby Guardians.
March 2, 1878 – William Barclay the new superintendent at Oakbank.
May 29, 1878 – The Nineteenth Century’s Greatest Athlete visits Stanley Park.
September 28, 1878 – The new Industrial School at Oakbank.
January 26, 1879 – The Zulus.
March 6, 1879 – New social club for Everton.
August 28, 1879 – Everton United Church Club.
October 7, 1879 – A ruined village.
December 2, 1879 – The annual dinner for the Everton Quoit club.
December 22, 1879 – Conservative meeting in Everton.
December 23, 1879 – Mr. Edison and the electric light.

The 1880s:
January 20, 1880 – John Houlding – the workingmen’s candidate.
February 13, 1880 – Next stop Liverpool for William Barclay.
March 4, 1880 – The licensed victuallers and their opponents.
July 24, 1880 – The finest challenge cup in the kingdom.
April 13, 1881 – The Queen’s Head meeting.
May 17, 1881 – A well run industrial school.
June 22, 1881 – The foundation of Everton Bowling Club.
October 16, 1882 – Federation of association clubs.
June 12, 1884 – Annual meeting of the Liverpool and District Football Association.
June 23, 1884 – John Houlding re-elected president of Everton Football Club.
September 10, 1884 – A grumble from Walton Breck.
November 22, 1884 – Garstang poultry and dog show.
February 27, 1885 – In the defence of Everton Toffee Shop.
May 18, 1885 – Anfield is now mine, says John Houlding.
March 6, 1886 – Rioting at the football ground.
March 31, 1887 – The AGM of Everton Bowling Club.
May 28, 1887 – Sketches of old Liverpool.
December 12, 1887 – Interview with the Everton secretary Alex Nesbit.

The 1890s:
May 8, 1891 – Presentation of the League trophy.
May 15, 1891 – The annual general meeting of Everton Football Club.
July 11, 1891 – Strange shirt colours in 1891.
September 1, 1891 – Everton Football Club to become a listed company?
September 15, 1891 – Proposal to form the Everton club into a limited company.
September 21, 1891 – Where are Everton to permanently pitch their tent?
September 24, 1891 – Mr. Orrell ready to accept £120.
September 29, 1891 – Awaiting Mr. Houlding’s reply.
October 10, 1891 – Fractions arising.
October 12, 1891 – Houlding cancels the rental agreement with the Everton club.
October 29, 1891 – Meeting with John Houlding and friends.
November 3, 1891 – The Municipal Elections.
December 31, 1891 – New Year’s eve 1891

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