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    West Derby Homes off Longmoor Lane in Fazakerley included a baths and quarantine home where the 'inmates' were scrubbed clean.

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    In the late 1800s, industrial trainers and teachers taught the children the art of fruit, vegetable and flower growing as well as tailoring, baking and shoemaking. They are still owned by the council including the social services division and it is like a little village within a city.








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    Wow, i've not been up that way much. Will have to take a dander round there

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    Known to us 'Oldies' as Fazakerley Cottage Homes.
    I spent a year+ there just after the war.
    The building you can see on the right of the clock tower was the 'home' I was in (I think it was No 12).

    Also to the right of the clock, but out of picture, was the baths and a yard for the workshops and utillities.

    To the left of the clock was a short side road where the school was. That at one time also had a swimming pool in the basement.

    The Hall in the centre was the Chappel amongst other things. I remember having a xmas party there.

    From there I went to Olive Mount for a number of years.

    Do a Google search for Friends of Fazakerley. I think they may still have a site up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    Thanks for that Ged mate.
    Funnily enough I never learned to swim there. The place I learnt to swim was just across the fields, down the lane??, in the L & L Canal from the old swing bridge.
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    There is a reunion of ex residents of Fazakerley cottage homes this coming saturday between 2pm and 10pm at the Acorn centre, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    There is a reunion of ex residents of Fazakerley cottage homes this coming saturday between 2pm and 10pm at the Acorn centre, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley.
    I wonder why the Acorn Centre?.
    In previous years it was held in the Chapel on the grounds.
    Plenty of old pics to look at and people to chat to.
    The atmosphere was great.

    Unfortunately I will not be able to attend as still suffering post-op.
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    When I was a kid Cottage homes (Cotty home to us kids) was a nut house.
    Little did we know being so young and nieve that it also housed disabled people .
    Car boot sales have since been held in the church hall and most of the houses are now being used as offices for local services.

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    Saw the tower from the first one tonight. Not noticed it before but saw it from the train on the way back from work in Kirkby.

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    Just came across this site which is both about the Fazackerley family and the area more usually spelled today Fazakerley.

    http://www.fazackerley.co.uk/

    The site is by Dave Fazackerley and I thought it was well done with interesting information and graphics, all presented as if you are reading an old book about the family and the location. Nicely done, Dave.

    I'm sure other members of Yo Liverpool know about the site but it was new to me.

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    I've got this saved in my favourites already. It's brilliant the way it's been done.
    I have walked the Fazakerley grounds for many years. I remember the old clock house.
    Thanx for the reminder Chris.

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    Thanks Chris,
    interesting site!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGeorge View Post
    Just came across this site which is both about the Fazackerley family and the area more usually spelled today Fazakerley.

    http://www.fazackerley.co.uk/

    The site is by Dave Fazackerley and I thought it was well done with interesting information and graphics, all presented as if you are reading an old book about the family and the location. Nicely done, Dave.

    I'm sure other members of Yo Liverpool know about the site but it was new to me.

    Chris
    A very interesting site and nicely done as you say, Chris.

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