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  1. Walton - A History

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    Walton

    Listed in the Doomsday book 1246 as Waleton, in 1907 Walton was described by the authors William Farrer and J. Brownbill as follows:

    This township, having a wedge-like form, lies on the west and north-west of West Derby and Fazakerley; it has a length of over 4 miles and an area of 1,944 acres. At the extreme north is Warbreck on the border of Aintree; the Gildhouses were also at the north end, and along the southern border from north-west to south-east are
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  2. Liverpool's Prisons

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post

    Liverpool’s first Gaol was Liverpool Tower; the tower was built largely in the 15th century and by the mid-1700s was in such a bad state that prisoners frequently escaped. There is still a small alleyway, next to St Nicholas church called Prison Weint. The alleyway today runs between the rear of Tower Building and St Nicholas Church.

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  3. Liverpool's Prisons

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post

    Liverpool’s first Gaol was Liverpool Tower; the tower was built largely in the 15th century and by the mid-1700s was in such a bad state that prisoners frequently escaped. There is still a small alleyway, next to St Nicholas church called Prison Weint. The alleyway today runs between the rear of Tower Building and St Nicholas Church.

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