D148 - Princes Park, Liverpool: Deeds etc. - (1843) - (1962)

Main Creator: Yates, Richard
Other Creators: Thompson, Henry
Archive level description: Series
Physical Description:7 items
Date:(1843) - (1962)
Reference Number:D148
Custodial History:D148/1 were given by the City Solicitor 6 July 1976 and 31 Jan. 1977; D148/2 was made from the original loaned by Halewood and Sons, Booksellers, Preston, 11 June 1976; and D148/2 was generously given to the University by Dr. Alan Waterworth, Kinglsey, Cheshire, in December 2001 (when he received an honorary doctorate of laws (L.L.D.)) and deposited by the Registrar in August 2002.
Bibliography:[Book] Thomas Kelly, For Advancement of Learning: The University of Liverpool 1881-1981, (Liverpool U.P., 1981) pp. 29-31.
Biographical/Administrative Information:In June 1856, Mr Richard Vaughan Yates, the creator of Prince's Park, Liverpool, created a trust to which he conveyed the central area of the park for the building and maintaining `a College or University'. Mr Yates died in November 1856 and the trust was not executed.