Author:William Fergusson Irvine

William Fergusson Irvine
Graduate of Birkenhead School. Hon. M.A. (Liverpool). Hon. Secretary and General Editor of Historical Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Hon. Local Secretary for Cheshire of the Society of Antiquaries. Author of Liverpool in the reign of Charles II.; Old Halls of Wirral; &c.[1] Father of "Sandy" Irvine, who died on Mount Everest.[2]
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. F. I."



  1. "Irvine, William Fergusson". Who's Who: p. 1151. 1916. 
  2. Summers, Julie (2000). Fearless on Everest: the quest for Sandy Irvine. Seattle: The Mountaineers. ISBN 0898867967. 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1962, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.