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    The history of hospitals in Liverpool is one of constant change and renewal. The building photographed here was the third Northern – the first opening in 1834 in Leeds Street. The influx of Irish immigrants into the area soon put it under pressure and the badly overcrowded hospital was replaced by a new hospital in [...]

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    Another great pic Colin.
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    Thanks Colin for another previously unseen "Gem", Mart
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin Wilkinson View Post
    The history of hospitals in Liverpool is one of constant change and renewal. The building photographed here was the third Northern – the first opening in 1834 in Leeds Street. The influx of Irish immigrants into the area soon put it under pressure and the badly overcrowded hospital was replaced by a new hospital in [...]

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    Very fine, Colin. You might like to note that I have been monitoring your postings and alerting folk at JtR Forums about the good stuff on your site.

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    And don't forget Chris. Tom Slemen will have his JtR book out soon, published by Colin.
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    If that building was cleaned up it would have looked just brilliant. Also the building at the end of the street to the left of the picture.
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    Great pic' and story,Colin!

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    Nice one again Colin

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    hi Colin, any pics of the old southern hospital, i worked there for a while in the early seventies as an agency nurse

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    What was the Southern Hospital ? wasn't the one at the back of the Royal is it?

    Remember going there as a kid to see the site for sore eyes ie St Pauls Eye ozzie and getting me some Harry Potter specs.

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    Mill Road.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bidston View Post
    hi Colin, any pics of the old southern hospital, i worked there for a while in the early seventies as an agency nurse
    This one of the Southern Hospital (Caryl St) is from the LRO collection and is dated 1906....


    http://archive.liverpool.gov.uk/dser...Image=1024.jpg

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    How do you manage to get these online?
    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a...=1-21-8#1-21-8

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    Quote Originally Posted by George View Post
    What was the Southern Hospital ? wasn't the one at the back of the Royal is it?

    Remember going there as a kid to see the site for sore eyes ie St Pauls Eye ozzie and getting me some Harry Potter specs.
    The Southern was somewhere down past St James st way I think - I can't remember exactly, but you know somewhere down Dingle/Park place way.

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    Caryl St. Davec mentions the location above. It was near to Caryl Gardens.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    If that building was cleaned up it would have looked just brilliant. Also the building at the end of the street to the left of the picture.
    That was the Bibby H/O, designed by the architect of the Royal Liver Building - W Aubrey Thomas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    Caryl St. Davec mentions the location above. It was near to Caryl Gardens.
    Sorry DaveC, I didn't notice Caryl st.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Sharples View Post
    That was the Bibby H/O, designed by the architect of the Royal Liver Building - W Aubrey Thomas.
    Another gem demolished.
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    Caryl St. Davec mentions the location above.
    Hah,I see,did not know of this hospital...Iwas thinking the old royal.

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    i think it was known as the royal southern hospital, i worked on the psychy unit, very, very small but a lovely place

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