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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. The Florence Institute

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    The Florence Institute affectionately known as 'The Florrie' celebrated its official re-opening on 18 July 2012. Closed for over 20 years, the 19th-century Jacobean-style building in Toxteth is the oldest surviving purpose-built youth clubs in the UK.


    Probably designed by H W Keef, it was built in 1889 by Sir Bernard Hall, a West Indies merchant, Alderman and former Mayor of Liverpool. His daughter Florence died while in Paris at the age of 22 and he built this boys' club
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