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  1. County Sessions House

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    County Sessions House

    Liverpool County Sessions House was built between 1882 and 1884 to house the Quarter Sessions for the West Derby Hundred of the county of Lancaster. The coat of arms of the County appears in the pediment over the main entrance.


    The Quarter Sessions was a court in which cases involving non-capital offences were tried by magistrates. Cases of this type were heard at the policy court in Basnett Street and at the Kirkdale Sessions House attached
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  2. Liverpool Artist Yankel Feather

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    Liverpool Artist Yankel Feather

    Yankel Feather was a British painter, he was born in Liverpool on 21st June 1920 to Austro-Russian parents as one of seven and died on 18th April 2009. Yankel was born in Toxteth, into a poor family as the youngest of seven children. He went to Harrington County Primary School and later to a Jewish secondary school. Feather met his absentee father, an Austrian immigrant, only once. He was confronted at the age of fourteen with the premature death of
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  3. Calderstones Park

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    Calderstones Park
    is situated in the Allerton area of the city and from 1845 until 1954 the stones that gave the park its name were situated in a circular arrangement on a site at the junction of Calderstones Road and Menlove Avenue. It is believed that the stones belonged to a burial chamber that was covered by a large mound of earth and that they were used as a tomb around 5000 years ago.



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  4. Edward Rushton (1756–1814)

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    Edward Rushton (1756–1814)



    Edward Rushton was born in Liverpool, on 13 November 1756. He was enrolled at the Liverpool Free School from the age of 6 until the age of 9. He left school and at the age of 11 he became an apprentice with Messrs. Watt and Gregson, a firm that traded in the West Indies.

    Rushton quickly became an experienced sailor. At the
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  5. Liverpool Medical Institution

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    Liverpool Medical Institution

    If you are walking along Hope Street or up Mount Pleasant you can not help but notice the fine building that occupies that site next to the new Everyman Theatre, the Liverpool Medical Institution stands on the corner of Mount Pleasant and Hope Street.

    The building opened in 1837 and is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building. The Institution’s origins go back to 1779, when it was formed originally as the Liverpool Medical
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