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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Liverpool street names the slavery connection

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    Liverpool Street Names

    Liverpool street names have in the past become a contentious issue , due to the fact that many commemorate individuals who prospered from the slave trade. In this article we will look at some of those streets – and how it was that they came to have places and streets named after them. Some believe that streets were not named after people because they were slavers. They were honoured in this way because they were landowners, decision makers, politicians, patrons