Freemen of the City

7 July 1886 Lieut. General Sir Andrew Clarke GC MG CB CIE 

9 November 1889 Sir Andrew Barclay Walker BT DL

7 January 1891 William Cliff Esq. JP

3 June 1891 William Rathbone Esq. MP JP DL

3 June 1891 Henry Tate Esq. JP

5 October 1892 The Rt. Hon. William Ewart Gladstone MP

14 February 1894 Samuel Greg Rathbone Esq. JP

27 October 1897 Alderman Thomas Hughes JP

17 January 1900 John Brancker Esq. JP

24 April 1901 Benn Wolfe Levy Esq.

24 April 1901 Henry Yates Thomson Esq.  

24 April 1901 Field Marshall Frederick Sleigh Earl Roberts VC KG KP GCB GCSI GCIE                                                                                                                    

4 June 1902 Alderman Sir William Bower Forwood, DL JP

6 August 1902 General Viscount Kitchener, GCB OM GCMG

3 February 1904 The Right Hon. Frederick Arthur, Earl of Derby, KG

3 February 1904 Robert Durning Holt, Esquire, DL JP

3 August 1911 Andrew Carnegie, Esquire, LL.D

3 August 1911 Robert Gladstone, Esquire, LL.D

3 July 1912 The Right Hon. Edward George Villiers, Earl of Derby, PC CB GCVO

29 March 1916 The Right Hon. William Morris Hughes

6 September 1916 Alderman Sir William Benjamin Bowring, Bart, JP

6 June 1917 Alderman Sir Charles Petrie, JP

4 December 1918 Admiral Sir David Beatty, GCB GCVO DSO Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet

4 December 1918 Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig, KT GCB GCVO KCIE Commander-in Chief of the British Armies in France

7 December 1921 John Rankin, Esquire, LL.D

2 September 1925 Alderman The Right Hon. Sir Archibald Tutton Salvidge, PC KBE  

24 September 1934 Alderman Sir Thomas White

24 September 1934 Alderman Sir James Sexton, CBE

24 September 1934 Councillor Sir Frederick Charles Bowring, DL

1 May 1946 The Right Hon. Lord Woolton, PC CH DL

1 May 1946 Admiral Sir Max Kennedy Horton, GCB DSO

1 May 1946 Alderman Alfred Ernest Shennan, JP MA

1 May 1946 Alderman Luke Hogan, MBE JP

1 May 1946 Alderman Sir Charles Sydney Jones, JP MA LL.D

30 April 1970 The Right Hon. The Lord Cohen of Birkenhead, MD FRCP (LOND) FRCS (ENG) DL

30 April 1970 Major Sir Arthur Harold Bibby, Bart DSO

30 April 1970 Alderman Sir Joseph Jackson Cleary

30 April 1970 Sir Alan Cecil Tod, CBE TD

30 April 1970 Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Braddock, MP

30 April 1970 Mr John Moores

23 November 1983 Mr Robert Paisley, OBE

7 March 1984 John Lennon

7 March 1984 George Harrison, MBE

7 March 1984 Sir Paul McCartney, MBE

7 March 1984 Richard Starkey, MBE

27 March 1991 Eric S Heffer, MP

16 March 1994 John Moores, CBE DL

6 July 1994 President Nelson Mandela

24 August 1994 David Sheppard, The Rt. Reverend The Lord Bishop of Liverpool

24 August 1994 Derek Worlock, The Most Rev The Archbishop of Liverpool

24 August 1994 Roy Castle OBE

31 January 2001 Ken Dodd OBE

31 January 2001 Adrian Henri

31 January 2001 Roger McGough OBE

31 January 2001 Brian Patten

31 January 2001 Sir Terry Leahy

31 January 2001 Simon Weston OBE

31 January 2001 Sir Simon Rattle KBE CBE

11 June 2003 Professor E Rex Makin

28 January 2009 Gerry Marsden MBE

28 January 2009 Norah Button

3 March 2010 Professor Peter Toyne CBE

18 January 2012 Stephen Yip MBE

7 March 2012 The Rt. Hon. the Lord Heseltine, CH

7 November 2012 Wally Brown CBE