A WIRRAL history society has a new president.
Joy Hockey was inaugurated president of Wallasey Historical Society by Wirral Mayor Cllr Dave Mitchell.
More than 100 members and guests attended the reception at Wallasey Central Library.
The society has been in existence for 44 years. Joy has been a committee member and chairman for 36 years.
Chairman Geoff Adams, said: “Joy has shared her love of Wallasey history through teaching, lecturing and writing, and through her wonderful generosity to other historians.”
Joy was presented with the society’s Presidential Medal of Office.
Wallasey Historical Society runs a varied programme of talks and visits. New members are welcome.
Their next meeting is on Thursday, October 10 at Wallasey Central Library, from 7.30pm.
For more details and to become a member, contact Sheila Hamilton on 691 1882, or come to the meeting.