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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. St Luke's Bombed out Church

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    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 stone was laid on the 9th of April 1811 by James Drinkwater Esq, the Chief Magistrate of Liverpool. The design of the church had been drawn up by John Foster Snr and the church was built by his son, John Foster Junior, the Corporation architect and surveyor. In addition to being a parish church, it