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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Allerton, a history

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post

    In the early 1900s the township of Allerton now a suburb of Liverpool was described as follows:

    Allerton is a suburban township containing 1,586 acres, pleasantly situated on the gentle slopes of a ridge which rises on the eastern side to 230 feet above sea level, overlooking the River Mersey across the adjacent township of Garston. There are several large residences with their private grounds set in the midst of pastures and a few arable fields. There