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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Aintree, a history

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    1907, this triangular township forms the south-eastern corner of the parish; its area is 850 acres, the population in 1901 was 261. The area is extremely flat, and in the northern portion of the township the level of the landscape is scarcely broken by even the smallest trees, and the hedges are but scanty. The surface, occupied by cultivated fields, where corn and potatoes find a congenial soil, is a mixture of clay and sand. A few farms are dotted about the district. A patch or two of undrained
  2. Hartley's Village, Aintree

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post

    Hartley's Village, Aintree, was founded in 1886, and was a manufacturing base for Hartley's Jam until the mid 1900s. It includes a purpose built factory, model village and recreation land. The village was proposed for conservation status as an example of Victorian manufacturing philanthropy.
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