Some Proprietors of Note – Traill & Booth

Extract from ‘The History of The Athenaeum – 1797-1997’. Thomas S Traill – 1781-1862President 1823-25 Physician, professor and editor of the ‘Encyclopaedia Britannic’. A Scotsman, he graduated in medicine at Edinburgh University in 1802. He practiced medicine successfully in Liverpool for nearly thirty years, until 1832 when he returned to Edinburgh to become Professor of … Read more

Judges’ Service 2020

This notice is sent on behalf of the High Sheriff of Merseyside, His Honour John Roberts DL, to inform you of the date for the 2020 Service to mark the beginning of the Legal Year.                              A SERVICE TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE LEGAL YEAR “HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN AT HER CORONATION PROMISED TO … Read more

Member Monday #010

Every Monday we profile one of our Members. This week in we are joined by Proprietor 421, the Deputy Vice-President of The Athenaeum and Rector of Liverpool, The Reverend Dr. Crispin Pailing. Who are you? I am Crispin Pailing and I joined the Athenaeum when I became Rector of Liverpool nearly six years ago. By … Read more

Athenaeum Golf – The Turnbull Trophy

The annual inter-club golf tournament against the Artist’s Club and the Warrington Club, has been organised for Tuesday 18th August at Prenton Golf Club. The event will go ahead, with Prenton already open and providing socially distanced rounds, but the customary post-match meal may not take place due to the current restrictions in place. The … Read more

Member Monday #009

Every Monday we profile one of our Members. This week in we are joined by Proprietor 9, the Vice-President of The Athenaeum, Colonel Martin Amlôt OBE OStJ DL. Who are you? I am something of a mixed-heritage child of a middle-class Jewish mother from London and a working-class Anglican schoolteacher father from Birkenhead.  They met … Read more

Some Proprietors of Note – Roscoe & Currie

Extract from ‘The History of The Athenaeum – 1797-1997’. William Roscoe 1753-1831President 1803-04 and one of The Athenaeum’s founders Historian, poet, lawyer, banker, naturalist, opponent of the slave trade and collector of books and works of art, his influence on the cultural life of Liverpool was immense. H is best described by the American author … Read more

Welcome To The Athenaeum

Following election at yesterday’s Main Committee meeting, we are delighted to welcome seven Proprietors and two Associates to the Club; Alexander Doherty, Liam Gretton, Nicholas Hay, Stuart Hignett, Peter Rutherford, Michael Schmid, Jason Parmajit Singh. We wish them many happy years of Membership to our Club and look forward to meeting at the Athenaeum in … Read more

Member Monday #008

Every Monday we profile one of our Members. This week in we are joined by Proprietor 12, the current President of The Athenaeum, Dr Gaynor Bresnen. Who are you? A pharmacist and retired lecturer in pharmacy. A person with many diverse interests both practical and sporting. Willing to have a go at anything and take … Read more