Ken Pye

Liverpool Murders and Misdemeanours: a special talk on most notorious, and grimmest, murders and other crimes in and around Liverpool from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.

Ken is the author of over fifteen local history books. He writes, broadcasts, and lectures on the history and heritage of Liverpool and the Merseyside region.

As a popular local historian, Ken is very well known across Merseyside and the North West. He is also a frequent contributor to journals, magazines, and newspapers, and is in great demand as an after-dinner speaker. His books include the acclaimed ‘Discover Liverpool’, ‘Liverpool: The Rise, Fall, and Renaissance of a World Class City’; and his most recently published works, an A to Z of Lesser Known Liverpool; Liverpool At Work; Liverpool’s Military Heritage; Two Triangles: Liverpool, Slavery, and The Church, and his latest book, Liverpool Murders and Misdemeanours.

He has just completed ‘Beastly Merseyside’, which tells of the roles that animals have played in the history of the City and region, and is about to begin work on ‘A Potted History of Liverpool’. Both of these books were published in 2023.

Find Ken and his books online:
Ken’s website
Ken’s books on Hive
Ken’s books on Amazon