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    Merseyside's Industries (Part Two)

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    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was...
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    Merseyside’s Industries (Part One)

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    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was...
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    Campbell Square Bridewell

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    Campbell Square Bridewell is one...
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    St Luke's Bombed out Church

    The site of St Luke's was granted to the town by Lord Derby in 1791 it was a condition of his gift that the land should never be devoted to any other purpose than the site of a Church. The foundation...
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    Alabama House

    Alabama House, 10 Rumford Place, unofficial Confederate embassy.

    During the American civil war, Liverpool was the unofficial home of the Confederate fleet. Three significant acts of the war...
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    Herdman Watercolours

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    William Gawin Herdman (also known as W. G. Herdman; 1805–1882) was...
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    The Liver Birds

    The liver birds top the clock towers on the Royal Liver Building, at Liverpool's Pier Head. In the early years of the twentieth century, while living and working in Harringay, London, Carl Bernard...
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    Heaven & Earth, Liverpool, Pier Head.

    A memorial to Jeremiah Horrocks born in Toxteth, Liverpool in 1619.

    Jeremiah Horrocks attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge where he became familiar with the works of Johannes Kepler and Tycho...
  9. The Memorial to the Engine Room Heroes of the Titanic

    The Memorial to the Engine Room Heroes of the Titanic is a granite monument located on St. Nicholas Place, at the Pier Head, in Liverpool, England. The city of Liverpool is strongly associated with...
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    Port of Liverpool Building

    The history of the Port of Liverpool Building dates back to 1898, when the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB) decided to close down and infill George's Dock. The land was sold to the Liverpool...
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    Cunard Building

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    The history of the Cunard Building dates back to 1914, when the...
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    Royal Liver Building

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    Probably the most photographed and well known building in Liverpool. It is located at...
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    Liverpool Pier Head and the Waterfront

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    By the 1890s the George's Dock, built in 1771, was essentially redundant. It was the...
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    Historic letters to the Earls of Derby

    In an event at the Hornby Library tonight, 7th January 2016, letters to the Earls of Derby from members of the Royal Family and other prominent figures are being made available at Liverpool Central...
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    Victoria Tower

    Victoria Tower,
    Often referred to as the 'docker's clock', it was built as an aid to ships in the port, as it allowed them to set the correct time as they sailed out into the Irish Sea, while its...
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    A Liverpool Christmas Greeting, 1962

    A Liverpool Christmas Greeting, 1962

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    Here's a greeting from the old Pier Head in the Port...
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    Bombs for Christmas

    Bombs for Christmas

    As we all rush about in the final week before Christmas looking for last minute bargains or buying the must have Christmas gifts the kids want, I would ask you to look back...
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    Ferries and the River Mersey - Updated

    People have been crossing the River Mersey by ferry between the Wirral and Liverpool for almost 800 years; it is thought that a group of Benedictine Monks who established a priory at Birkenhead in...
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    Liverpool Parks

    As a change from my normal local history articles, my post today is more up to date, I was recently asked by a lady involved with the 'Friends Of Walton Hall Park' to take some photographs of the...
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    The Case of the Liverpool Leprechauns

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    Exceptional things were happening in Liverpool during 1964. The Beatles returned to the city...
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    Everton Beacon

    Everton Beacon, the small round tower, was built as a Bridewell or lock-up in 1787, however, the original beacon built to guide ships using the Mersey estuary stood over half a mile north of the...
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    Merseyside’s Industries (Part Two)

    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was reflected in the Merseyside region. Although Liverpool was by far the largest urban centre...
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    Merseyside’s Industries (part One)

    The 19th century was a period of massive industrialisation and urbanisation across Britain and this was reflected in the Merseyside region. Although Liverpool was by far the largest urban centre...
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    St Georges Hall

    St Georges Hall

    The site of the hall was formerly occupied by the first Liverpool Infirmary from 1749 to 1824. Triennial music festivals were held in the city but there was no suitable hall to...
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    Liverpool and Cotton

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    The first recorded cotton dealing in Liverpool was a newspaper...
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