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    The sight of sheep and cattle being driven through the streets of Liverpool is unthinkable today but even into the early years of the twentieth century, it was the only way of transporting livestock to the abattoir. Liverpool was a major port for the import of meat – and fortunes were made supplying the needs [...]

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    More fine stuff! Well done again, Colin!

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    I have a photo of sheep being driven up Tithebarn St, I don't mean in a limo.

    There were many abattoirs and hide stores in the St. Andrews street/Bronte Street area facing the workhouse, around the plot of land used to build the Bullring on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    I have a photo of sheep being driven up Tithebarn St, I don't mean in a limo.

    There were many abattoirs and hide stores in the St. Andrews street/Bronte Street area facing the workhouse, around the plot of land used to build the Bullring on.
    Thanks, Ged. I believe that photo of sheep being driven up Tithebarn St is among some press clippings I saved from the Sixties... the photo was carried in the Liverpool Echo in the "My Yesterdays" series circa 1967.

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    The one i've got is from the LRO, not the echo, it's on my site so i'll pop it up later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    The one i've got is from the LRO, not the echo, it's on my site so i'll pop it up later.
    Of course it might be a different shot but it's possible that the Echo got it from the LRO back then... Will look forward to seeing the photo when you pop it up.

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