Items For Sale

Profits from the sale of items on this page will be used by the group to buy more old photos and memorabilia only. (Profits will not be used for personal gain).

Please contact me (Michael Dawson) either through the Facebook groups or by phone on 01704 894097 or 07795578025. If you require you order to be posted out, please send a cheque to;

Michael Dawson, 54 The Quays, Burscough, Lancashire, L40 5TW.

Postage and packaging for one item costs £2. Two or more items costs £3 and please include your postal address.

I am happy to deliver items locally for free (Burscough area only).



'HMS Ringtail, RNAS Burscough - A Pearl Under the Clouds' by Michael Dawson - £12.50.

60 page book, A4 size. It contains many hi resolution old photos (all of which have been fully restored), it covers, the stations commissioning, Squadrons at the Station, stories from personnel who were stationed there and much more.



20 page A4 Booklets. (£6.00 each)

In each booklet there are 38 old photos from our archive, all of which have been digitally restored.

Cover pages are 350gsm standard, glossy finish (gloss art paper) with a Matt Lamination (outer cover only) , inner pages are 150gsm standard, glossy finish (gloss art paper).

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'Images of Burscough and Surrounding Areas' - 'Burscough Village'   £6.00 each.

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'Images of Burscough and Surrounding Areas' - 'Lathom & Burscough'   £6.00 each.

x orm booklet                 x orm booklet 2

'Images of Burscough and Surrounding Areas' - 'Ormskirk' £6.00 each.

32 page A4 Booklets. (£8.50 each)


'Images of Burscough and Surrounding Areas' - 'Methodist School & Walking Days ' £8.50 each.

x lathom

Digital copies of the Latham Estate sale catalogue from 1924. £6 each.

The Lathom Park Estate was auctioned off on the 9th / 10th January 1924. It contains all 118 pages and all five maps. (251 lots for sale, with information relating to each lot). All hi resolution scans taken directly from my original copy (saved as Jpeg files on a DVD, contains 375 MB of data). Map 1 is to large and fragile to scan so it's been photographed in sections and as a whole map.


x ringtail dvd

Digital copies of the HMS Ringtail Control Tower Watch Log, 16th June 1945 - 16th May 1946. £6 each.

Contains 95 pages, all hi resolution scans (approx. 18mb per page) so everything can be zoomed in, to read clearly.

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1950s Burscough Walking Days DVD.

Converted from Cine film, Duration 12 minutes. Originally filmed by Ronnie Walton.

 £7.00 each.




x ringtail xmas caeds

HMS Ringtail Christmas Cards. £2 each card.

Three different designs; Avenger Aircraft, Inside the Control Tower and 1772 Squadron. 

The cards are A5 size (8x6inch) with envelope and individually cellophane wrapped.