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  1. Toxteth a brief history

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post

    The authors William Farrer & J. Brownbill writing about Toxteth, described it as follows:

    This township, stretched for 3 miles along to the River Mersey, and stretches inland for 2 miles. The ground in the northerly half rises somewhat steeply from the river; inland there are several undulations, the highest
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  2. John Mason Removals

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    The Mason Family

    Liverpool is a city of ‘firsts’, in 1227 Liverpool was the first place to conduct a census, the result revealed a population of 804, Liverpool had the first ferry service, the first Lord Mayor and the first Town Hall. In 1884 Liverpool had the first woman ever to practice as a Doctor in the world, open a surgery in Liverpool and in that same year Mrs
  3. Lovehistory

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    Lovehistory is in the business of transporting Liverpool’s diverse, radical and rich past to the present! Our dedicated team of talented and creative individuals are committed to achieving excellence in all their theatrical endeavours and all our creative packages are produced to a high standard, guaranteeing quality, authenticity and entertainment.

    Our very own explorers
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  4. Fazakerly Liverpool -The township

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post

    Fazakerley, 1321; Phesacrelegh, 1333.

    Fazakerley is the name of a town and family. It is a very old English name, originating from the county of Lancaster (now Lancashire), just North of the modern city of Liverpool.
    Originally, Fazakerley was the name of a piece of land. As was typical of the time, the name was later adopted by the family that settled on the land as their surname.
    The name is constructed from three Anglo-Saxon words, faes,

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