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    Carl Bernard Bartels, Citizen of Honour

    Thanks, quincyg, for getting that Museum of Liverpool Photo. I should have a scan of the photo in the Echo of some people standing inside, near the exhibit.

    Great news is that CARL BERNARD...
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    The Museum of Liverpool Liver Bird is...

    The Museum of Liverpool Liver Bird is (apparently) in place. Not as I had hoped, but more like a giant version of the city logo, but at least it will be full-size - 18-foot high!
    Also, keep pushing...
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    [QUOTE=Merseyrose;147136]It would be GREAT to...

    [QUOTE=Merseyrose;147136]It would be GREAT to have a third Liverbird on ground level to be viewed close up. What a GREAT idea!

    What has become of your campaign? Will this go through?

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    This site still exists in May 2009, but links to...

    This site still exists in May 2009, but links to it are broken in some directions. If you go to the Royal Liver own home page and follow the HISTORY link, it should bring up...
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    The rivers and streams of Liverpool

    Shoney is quite right; there must be rivers, there are only two named Rivers, but there are (or were) quite a few watercourses of one sort or another.
    Luckily for Shoney - and the rest of us -...
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    Replying to a few recent postings; I can't see...

    Replying to a few recent postings;
    I can't see any website either, just a reference to an Echo article. There certainly should be one, should now be gearing itself up to what should be its next...
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    Bert Balmer, residence

    Detective Herbert Balmer lived for a time in Lingfield Grove, Broad Green, between the hospital and the station. This round had its numbering reversed, so while he lived in "No. 1 " that house is...
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    Seven Hills -- summits, not roads.

    Thank you so much, Tony S, (and Jim Moore)for that line drawing of the hills. That makes it all so muich clearer and has saved me some hours of work. Just add Walton (on the) Hill at the top and we...
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    The Official Seven Hills, from Ken Pye

    I think we have now found the answer, or at least as definitive as we are likely to get., i.e. from KEN PYE in what must be the best ever history of Liverpool, his 20 book, "Discover Liverpool" ...
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    Laever / laver in their beaks

    For more information about the Liver Birds, please visit my site www.gerryjones.me.uk and click on Third Lyver Bird.

    For a SONG about the Liver Birds (tune; Liverpool Home) please click on ...
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    Seven Hills again.

    Getting back to the actual hills again, nobody seems to have come up with a definitive or "official" list, just people kindly offering their own thoughts.
    Starting with NineSisters list, I don't...
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    Maple TRees on Canada Boulevard

    Good news, folks. I've just had a "horse's mouth" answer from the Canadian High commission, in full detail.

    "In reviewing the plans for improving the Liverpool waterfront, it is clear that...
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    Sailors Home, and new Liver Birds

    I think Paul D is thinking of "The Pooley Gates" , and a Search for that in Yo Liverpool would help him. If I'm not mistaken they were a pair of gates from the Sailors Home in Canning Place, and they...
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    Canada Boulevard

    Can anyone tell us what has happened on Canada Boulevard, in particular the Memorial Plaques to Canadian ships which used to grace the maple trees which have now been chopped down?

    If they have...
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    Liver Birds taken down.

    Yes, Shanks, the Birds were taken down. I've read it somewhere - sorry, haven't got the source to hand, but also I have spoken to a son of one of the gents involved in the work - again, sorry no...
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    Here is a picture of the Ultimate method of...

    Here is a picture of the Ultimate method of keeping the Third Lyver Bird away from the reaches of people. Unfortunately, it would mean that nobody could stand and be photographed byt their mates...
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    Further to Waterways' worry about security; ("It...

    Further to Waterways' worry about security; ("It should be away from the reaches of people, so it can't be defaced.")
    Here are a couple more mockups, on site by the Royal Court, on a goodly mound...
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    The Liver Birds flap their wings ?

    I have heard often enough the legend that, whenever a truly pure and virtuous lady passes the Liver Building, the great Liver Birds flap their wings.

    As the Song of the Liver Birds says;
    "Our...
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    Part answer for you; it was a German woodcarver...

    Part answer for you; it was a German woodcarver who designed the Liver Buildings Birds. His name was Carl Bernard Bartels. Try www.gerryjones.me.uk then link to my pages about trying to have a Third...
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    Sticky: That bottom one looks like it has been well-used...

    That bottom one looks like it has been well-used as a WAX-RUBBING. So there's an idea for the museum; so many museums and "experiences" offer "ready-made" brass images for the kids to do wax-rubbings...
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    Third Liver Bird Security

    Here is a mockup, based on Kev's excellent picture above - hope you don't mind, Kev - showing the Bird on Dome for extra security ( and height - and cost!)
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    Third Liver Bird, and security.

    Thanks to all who have responded and commented on the Third Lyver Bird idea.
    It is currently with the Public Art Steering Committee, who are said to be considering locations which

    could do with...
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    Sticky: Marky's Liver Bird photo

    Nice one, Marky,
    but where IS it, can we see it? Any more info about it?
    is it in The Book, Wavydavy?

    Gerry Jones
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    Thetis exhibition at Fort Perch Rock

    If you ever get to Fort Perch Rock in New Brighton, they have a small but fascinating museum exhibitiopn featuring Thetis.
    Gerry.
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    Eagle or Cormorant?

    Chris George printed an explanation about this. Here is another version of the same explanation; except you can SING this one, to "In my Liverpool home"

    In 1207 when John was the king,
    We were...
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