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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Chancery House and Services to Liverpool Seafarers

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    Virulently red and with a roofline of octagonal towers and stepped gables. By James Strong, 1899. Grade II listed. Originally the Gordon Smith Institute for Seamen, containing library, reading room and assembly hall, it was converted to offices in 1980-82.

    As a result of the many hardships connected with seafaring a number of charities were set up in 19th century Liverpool especially to help seafarers and their families in difficult circumstances. Spiritual guidance as well