John K. Rowlands
About the Author:
John K. Rowlands was born in a coal mining village in County Durham and grew up in Middlesbrough. After graduating from Durham University, he worked on Teesside before becoming a lecturer at Guy's Hospital, London. He moved to Maghull in 1974, and began his research into the local history before leaving London. Now retired, in 2002 he received the Maghull Town Council Civic Award.