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  1. Thread: Peel development?

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    I dont think I've met a single person from...

    I dont think I've met a single person from outside the city who has said they came here on the basis they'd heard it was a world heritage site.

    Am I right in thinking though, if the world heritage...
  2. Thread: Peel development?

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    Joe Anderson is making it quite clear, he is...

    Joe Anderson is making it quite clear, he is looking forward not back in terms of any obstacles put forward by Unesco...
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    Dont know whats happened at Waterstones, try this...

    Dont know whats happened at Waterstones, try this Book Depository link
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    New Years Eve 1899

    I've recently finished writing the Liverpool Book of Days which will be published by the History Press next summer. For 31st December I thought I'd see of there were any out of the ordinary...
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    Sign remembering Alf Langley, local youth worker...

    Sign remembering Alf Langley, local youth worker by childrens playground off Commercial Road Kirkdale
    http://www.contrast.org/hillsborough/alf.shtm

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    Plaque commemorating Ian Frodsham at...
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    Plaque in the beer garden of the Liverpool One...

    Plaque in the beer garden of the Liverpool One Bridewell, commemorating Charles Dickens visits to Liverpool
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    World War 1 memorial, Exchange Flags
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    The first recorded Orange Parade in Liverpool...

    The first recorded Orange Parade in Liverpool took place in 1819 and was reported in Billinge's Advertiser after they were attacked by Catholics at the bottom of Dale St. The paper alos stated that...
  8. Oh well, the Mail got the Post House bit wrong...

    Oh well, the Mail got the Post House bit wrong when it was actually Peter Kavanaghs.

    I found this by chance in an Echo from 22nd August 1972, around the time the story really picked up, saying...
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    Thanks for that link to My Fifteen Lost Years...

    Thanks for that link to My Fifteen Lost Years Chris, I spent most of yesterday reading that, was a good read.
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    Currently reading Billy Butler's autobiography,...

    Currently reading Billy Butler's autobiography, his headmaster at school was the aptly named Mr Caine.
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    Well, bear in mind Radio Merseyside went on air...

    Well, bear in mind Radio Merseyside went on air in 1967 with that name, so the term had been around for ages before the administrative county was created in 1974.
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    The term 'Merseyside'

    Whats the earliest that this term got used for describing the region, anyone know?

    I have come across a news report from the Daily Post in 1925 in which the stipendiary magistrate says "Liverpool...
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    Mr Dead, The Coroner

    Sometimes you just couldn't make it up, but it seems Liverpool's Coroner during the 1930s and 1940s was Mr G C Mort, the surname translating into from French as 'dead'
  14. Thread: Kitty Wilkinson

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    Tribute to Kitty from the Liverpool Mercury...

    Tribute to Kitty from the Liverpool Mercury following her death
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    Plaque in Holy Cross remembering victims of World...

    Plaque in Holy Cross remembering victims of World War 2.
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    Plaque in Ye Cracke pub, Rice Street, remembering The Dissenters
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  16. Thread: William Huskisson

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    This is the Liverpool Mercury's opening lines on...

    This is the Liverpool Mercury's opening lines on Huskissons funeral. What amazes me is that back in 1830 at 3pm in the afternoon a local paper was able to run a story of something that had happened...
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    Here's how it was reported on the front page of...

    Here's how it was reported on the front page of the following days Daily Post at the time, quite gruesome that the cylinder was used as a seat for many years with people blissfully unaware of what...
  18. I have spent many hours in central library in...

    I have spent many hours in central library in recent weeks going through old newspapers for another project I am working on, and the Liverpool Mercury from that period is by far my favourite, it...
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    Situated under the Churchill Way flyovers in the...

    Situated under the Churchill Way flyovers in the pedestrian walkway
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    Whilst looking for something else entirely I came...

    Whilst looking for something else entirely I came across an advert placed in Billinges Advertiser by Solomon in April 1796. He claimed that Balm of Gilead could cure:-

    "for the relief of nervous...
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    Plaque on Epsteins Guest house on Anfield Road,...

    Plaque on Epsteins Guest house on Anfield Road, former home of Brian Epsteins grandparents.
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    Its about a third bigger Ged and also takes into...

    Its about a third bigger Ged and also takes into account changes since 2002.

    I've a few other projects on the go including the murders, a proposal has been put to a publisher and being discussed...
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    The Revised edition of Street Names of the City...

    The Revised edition of Street Names of the City of Liverpool is now published, it should work its way into the shops soon and I have put it on ebay for signed copies, link below.
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    Memorial to the Titanic Band Members inside...

    Memorial to the Titanic Band Members inside Philharmonic Hall entrance foyer
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    Irish Heritage trail plaque, site of Liverpool workhouse

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    Everton FC memorial to players who died in...
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    I used to work in the 'owzin office in the 1990s,...

    I used to work in the 'owzin office in the 1990s, head to go and pick some gym equipment my wife bought off ebay the other day. I've known about the Morrisons & Parklands development, but was glad to...
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