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Liverpool 2


A 10b Tram Number 255 at the Pier Head
Liverpool leaving for Page Moss.Huyton 1954


A 1946 photograph of Liverpool Town Hall


A 1952 view of a still cobbled Dale Street, the bulding with the
Chemist shop on the left is currently being refurbished. 


August 1904 and the Overhead Railway had been running for
10 years and the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board building was under construction.


Birkenhead Ferry Steamer Bidston built in 1933 seen at the landing stage circa 1958


Brunswick Dock with Harrison steamships, early 20th Century


Brunswick St and Fenwick St  13th. June 1924.
India Buildings replaced the building on the right.


Canning Dock late 1890's showing the White Star Building.


Canning Dock, circa 1900


Canning Overhead Railway Station 1950s ©Ronramstew


Canning Place early warehouses © by Frank Lenhan


Canning Dock, circa 1840


Castle Street (no date)


Castle Street following the May Blitz


Dock Road, early 20th Century


Exchange Building circa 1890, the Stock Exchange
was housed in the East wing on the right.


Exchange Flags 1956 underground car park construction


Ferry Boats on the Mersey circa 1989


Floating bridge Pier Head 1910 with the Liver building under construction


Garden at the Pier Head Bus Station


Georges Landing Stage Liverpool in 1925


In this 1950s photograph two men on a platform
with a camera are filming in North John Street.


Interior view of the trading hall of the Cotton Exchange. The Cotton Exchange was built in 1906 to the designs of Matear and Simon,


James St. 1892


Landing Stage


Landing Stage c1901


Landing Stage early postcard.


Landing Stage early postcard


Landing Stage


Landing stage from the Liver Building, 1933.


Leather Lane Liverpool circa 1968


Liverpool Overhead Electric Railway Poster


Liverpool Waterfront


Lord St. 1909


Lord Street 1947


Lord Street 1953


Lord Street 1963


Lord Street in 1957 still with  signs of blitz damage


Lord Street mid 1950s


Manxman arriving at the landing stage circa 1970s


Martins Bank Building Dale Street Banking Hall


Martins Bank Building Dale Street shortly after completion in 1932.


Mersey Ferry


North John Street in 1948


Overhead Railway 1957


Overhead Railway at the Goree


Overhead Railway


Pier Head 1950s


Pier Head Liverpool 1950s ©Johnny Lockhart


Pier Head and the Landing Stage 1948


Pier Head ariel view


Pier Head circa 1940s


Pier Head late 1880s


Pier Head


Postcard published by M & L Ltd. showing the waterfront


RMS Lusitania at the Landing Stage


Reconstruction of Ballroom Floor, Town Hall 1951


Riverside Station  c1914


Riverside Station 1947


Salthouse Docks circa 1900s


St. Georges Dock, late 19th Century


The Adelphi Bank building, built in 1892, on the corner of
Castle Street and Brunswick Street. 27th September 1893.


The Kardomah Cafe in Dale Street circa 1950s with the No 27 Tram in view.


The Rising Sun Tithebarn Street circa 1900s


The Royal Liver Building under construction


The Strand towards James Street 1964 (2)


The former Horne Bro's menswear store on the
corner of Lord Street and Paradise Street, now McDonalds.


The landing stage in 1951


The original classical south-west facade of Liverpool's Cotton Exchange.
The Cotton Exhange building on Old Hall Street, July 1907


Tower Building and St. Nicholas Church 1964


Water St. 1930's


A photograph of the Overhead Railway where is crosses the foot of James Street taken in 1955

An Early Birkenhead Ferry

Early Mersey Ferry

Exchange Flags designed by John Foster Its name comes from its use
 as an open air trading exchange for the businessmen of the city.

Exchange Station from Moorfields photographed here in 1970

Georges Dock at the Pier Head with our Lady and St Nicholas
which was built on the site of St Mary Del Quay

Great Howard street 1968

Liver Building

Oriel Chambers. designed by architect Peter Ellis and built  on Water Street in 1864

Overhead Railway Bridge in Liverpool 1955 ©Trinity Mirror

Overhead Railway at the front of James street station
strand street suffering bomb damage from the may blitz

Overhead Railway Carriage

The Albert Dock looking towards the Customs House Building

The Allan line RMS Virginan at the landing stage in June 1911

The Cunard iron barque SS Parthia built in 1870, moored here at Queens Dock in 1884

The Goree and the Strand

The Overhead Railway

The Strand Hotel

The launch of the Mauretania II the third of the Cunard Line ships to be built at  Cammell Laird and launched on 28th July 1938, by Lady Bates the wife of the Cunard White Star Lines, chairman.

Tithebarn Street photographed in 1915 with sheep
being herded along, probably from the docks to the slaughterhouse.

Training Ship HMS Conway in ther River in 1935

Water Street from The Town Hall balcony, 1958

Waterfront circa 1915

Waterfront view, 1964



Overhead Railway

Bridge down to the Landing stage

Pier Head c.1960s

Derby Square

Tithebarn Street and Exchange Station

Exchange Station interior


Pier Head

Pier head

Government Building Victoria Street on the site of
Victoria Street Car Park

Newspaper seller outside the Town Hall

North John Street

The original Pier Head

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The old Tower Building from the Pier Head

Preesons Row towards James Street

Princes Dock

Albert Dock

Landing Stage


Derby Square



Dale Street

The temporary St Nicholas Curch built following blitz damage

South John Street towards the Customs House

The Satium Bixteth Street

The Strand Hotel

Police Strike march along the dock road

Boys of the band on board TS Indefatigable

Staff at the former Liverpool Echo premises in Victoria Street



A No. 5 ‘Green Goddess’ tram at the Pier Head. Featured in a
“Don’t waste bread” wartime setting, the modern streamlined car 940
 was introduced from 1936. Painting by G.S.Cooper © Robert Irvine

Albert Dock 1972

Albert Dock c.1980s © Mills Media

Albert Dock Restoration 1983

Bottom of Lord Street and Derby Square

Canning Place early warehouses © by Frank Lenhan

Canning Place in 1958

Carinthia at the Pier Head 1967

Castle Street Early Postcard

Coffee Cart at the Pier Head

Cotton Exchange Old Hall Street 1963

Customs House 1936

Customs House in 1951with the statue of
William Huskisson looking towards Canning Place

Customs House  May Blitz of 1941

Dining Room in the Sailors Home

Dock Road l961

Early Pier Head photograph no date

Exchange flags

Ferry 1986

Floating Roadway Pier Head

Georges Dock 1871

India Buildings brick Air Raid shelters 1944

James Street 1941

Liver Building Clock Tower

Liver Building

Liver Buildings Construction two

Liverpool Parish Church of St. Nicholas-
'The Sailor's Church'- 1985

Liverpool South Docks from Liver Building c 1955

Liverpool Tram Pier Head circa 1940s

Liverpools Last Tram.No Health & Safety rules for the photographer

Lusitania at the Landing Stage c. 1910

Mersey Ferry 'Woodchurch' and Cammell Laird's Shipyard, Birkenhead 1986

Moorfields. Yates's Wine Lodge 1983

Mountwood Ferry 1968


Newspaper seller opposite the Bank of England 1986

Old Warehouses Nova Scotia Mann Island

Overhead Railway and Ventilation Tower, Pier Head, c.1950

Pier Head 1956, photo from Ken Smith

Pier Head 1983

Pier Head 1987 © David Humphreys

Two Bobbies at the Pier Head

Pier Head Air Raid shelters-1948

Tram and a Bus at the Pier Head

Princes Dock and the Pier Head

Queen Square Bus Station, The Royal Court Theatre 1988
© David Humphreys

Riverside Station, Pier Head, Liverpool

Sailors Home before the fire in 1860

Salthouse Dock 1880

South Castle Street from the Victoria Monument

St. George's Crescent from South Castle Street1954

Liverpool Stadium

Temporary church within St. Nicholas, this was built inside
the old shell using the old tower as the chancel 1950s LRO
The sailors home following the fire which gutted it on
 Sunday, 29th April 1860


The Strand

Tramcar No.34 1942

Victoria Monument showing Preesons Row in the Background

Victoria St and Great Crosshall St in 1949

Wartime in the Sorting Office

Water st 1947

Water Street 1955

Water Street and Dale Street

Work starts on the tunnel ventilation shaft 1925


13th May 1954. Docks and Harbour Board Pilot Ship in dock

1914 A crowd stands on the quayside as the Cunard Liner
Aquitania leaves Liverpool on her maiden voyage on the 30th May 1914

A steam-powered freight railway, serving the docks, ran under the
Overhead Railway for much of its length as we can see from the tracks on this photo

Advertising was used to attract Tourists and help bolster the running costs
of the line

Aerial View showing Chapel Street and the Overhead Railway

Aeriel View of the Pier Head 1923

airport control tower © Colin Tittle

Albert Dock 1980 © Colin Tittle

 Albert Dock 1984 © Colin Tittle

Albert Dock block E in 1982, derelict and silted up after dock gates left open.

Albert Dock c1970

Albert Dock c1970 © Colin Tittle

Albert Dock May 1984 © Colin Tittle

Albion House former White Star Line Offices Source 1897 Architectural Review

An Electric baggage car at Liverpool Exchange Station

Annie Garvey

Another hydraulic tower that long stood in Canada Dock.
It was tragically destroyed in an air raid in 1941.

Baby Grand tram 242 on route 44 on Dale St near to the Castle Street junction

Baltic Fleet, 1968. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

Baltic Fleet, 1973. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

Baltic Fleet. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

Baltic Traingle

Bank of england castle street 1930,s

Baths at the Pier Head

Beatle City Seel st

Belemy tram number 7 from Woolton turning from Dale St into
Castle St outside the Town Hall

Boarding the Aureol at Liverpool Pier Head 1960

Boodle and Dunthorne on the corner of Lord Street - North John Street 1947

Brunswick St continuation 1902

Brunswick St rear of India Buildings 1923

Building Pier Head Bus Station © Graham Newell

Button Street and Rainford Square

Cable laying in North John Street on 2nd March 1935

Car Ferry terminal © Colin Tittle

Cars Parked under the overhead railway at Princes Dock Gates c.1950s

South Castle Street 1970

South Castle Street 1985

Castle Street 1953

Castle Street and the Town Hall 1942

Soth Castle Street and Town Hall 1970

Chapel St. junction with New Quay and Princes pub
opposite St Nicholas Church 1925

Chorley Street and Water Street India Buildings was later built on the site

Chavasse Park © Colin Tittle

Chorley Street and Water Street India Buildings was later built on the site

City  Centre 1962

Corner dock gates, Albert Dock 1982

Crooked Lane 1971

Cunard liner Ivernia in Canada Dock, Liverpool, July 1955

Custom House from the dock 1875.

Dale St - From Hatton Garden 1930

Dale St showing the Municiple Building and Annex 1906

Dale Street 1902

Dale Street 1908

Dale Street - Subsidence 1930

Dale Street - Subsidence   1930

Dale Street at Hatton Garden 1970

Dale Street Looking Towards Town Hall 1925

Dale Street road works 1930

Dale Street, William Brown Street - 9 18 am 1952

Derby Square 1955

Derby Square, 1950. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office2


Dock Rd 1921

Dock Traffic Office, derelict c1960

Dockside in front of Tower Building

Early Days of the Albert Dock Restoration 1983

Early Ferry Boat on the Mersey

Edmund Gardner on the River Mersey

Entrance to Stanley Dock by W Herdman c.1864

Exchange Flags 1903

Exchange Flags 1956 underground car park work  

Exchange Flags 1956 underground car park work

Exchange Station 

Exchange station c.1970s

Exchange Station from Moorefields

Exchange Station

Exchange Street East

ExchangeStationTithebarn Street c.1920,s

Executives of Royal Liver Assurance dining around
the face of the Liver building clock 1911

Ferry on the Mersey

Fire Station, Pier Head 1950

Floating Roadway Pier Head c.1960s

Florence Holt in the Mersey

Fruit Exchange Victoria Street Liverpool

Gangway Pier head

General View from Municipal Tower 1923

Georges Dock 1890

Georges dock 1908

Georges dock laying the foundations for the Liver Building May 1901 (2)

Georges dock site for the Liver Building 1901

Goree and Strand - from Brunswick St 1955

Goree Clearance Showing Cunard and Liver Buildings 1949

Goree Piazzas 1913

Greenbergs, 1968. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office,

Guinness barrels in hold of Lady Grania in Salthouse Dock, 1953.

Guinness barrels in hold of Lady Grania in Salthouse Dock, 1953.

Gun carriage outside the Liver Building

Horse tram Mann Island 1891

IOM (Isle of Mann)  boat 1961


Isle of man ferry

Isle of Man steamer Ben-My-Chree at Liverpool landing stage

James Street Old Fishmarket 1840.

James Street c.1959

Jesse Hartleys Hydraulic Tower Salisbury Dock 1985

Kardomah Van lads Liverpool

King Edward VII Monument, Pier Head, from Cunard Building c1960s

Kiosk at the Pier Head, 1958. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office,

Kiosk at the Pier Head, 1958. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office,

kiosks under the Pier Head station of the Overhead Railway.

Lady of man

Landing Stage 1971

Landing Stage - River Mersey

Landing Stage - the hospital ship Orange and the White Star liner Mauretania

Landing Stage After Storm Feb1976

Landing stage

Last Tramcar Procession - Pier Head 1957.

Lighhouse on River Wall of Mersey, Opposite New Brighton. 1880

Liver and Tunnel Buildings - Goree 1949.

Liver Building 1911

Liver Building Clock, seocond hand being installed

Liver Building construction, photograph taken at the foot of the floating roadway 1910

Liver Building minus the Liver Birds 1911

Liver Building with the Liver Birds being installed 1912

Liverpool decorated for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Liverpool Exchange Station 1904

Liverpool Exchange Station 1965

Liverpool from Municipal Buildings Tower showing the Old Haymarket pre Mersey Tunnel

Liverpool Landing Stage

Liverpool Pier Head Black & White

Liverpool Tram at the bottom of James Street

Liverpool Water Street recolour by Bob Edwards

Liverpool Waterfront in 1760.j

Loading the post onto Aureol in Liverpool 1960

Looking from Water St  along Fenwick St
with the original India Buildings (right) in 1924

Lord Street 1950,s

Lusitania in the Mersey River off Liverpool,

Mann Island and the Seamans Pool Offices

Mann Island, view South 28 March 1962

Mauretania in dry dock in Liverpool

Mersey Ferries Terminal 1958

Mersey Ferry coming ito the Landin Stage © Colin Tittle

Mersey Railway Entrance 1944.

Mersey Railway Station - James Street 1948

Moorefields 1955

Nautical catering college on Canning Place stood between the then Moat House Hotel and the Sailors Home.

Nautical Catering College, 1968. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

New Landing Stage Aug 1974.

New Landing Stage Aug 1974. 

New Quay 1955

North John Street 1948

North John Street - Circa 1900

North John Street Central Buildings on 16th May 1925

Nova Scotia district of Mann Island

Old man at the  pier head © Colin Tittle

Old Riverside Station Princes Landing Stage 1973 © Colin Tittle

Oldies at the pier head © Colin Tittle

Original  St Nicholas Parish Church

Overhead at Gladstone Dock

Overhead from Mann Island

Overhead Railway 1957

Overhead Railway at James Street

Overhead Railway c1800s

Overhead Railway Carriage 1945

Overhead Railway carriage 1956

Overhead Railway crossing the bottom of Water Street c1960s


Overhead Railway in front of the Royal Liver Building

Overhead Railway Nelson Dock

Overhead Railway Pierhead 1910


Overhead railway station Pier Head. photo ''G E Baddeley'

Overhead Railway Train pulling int a station

Overhead Railway Wapping Dock

Overhead Railway, waiting for a train at Princes Dock

Overhead Rilway towards the Pier Head

Overhead Rilway at Huskisson Dock

Paddle Steam Ferry

Pier Head 1901

Pier Head 1907 the Port of Liverpool Building is finished but the Cunard and Liver Buildings are yet to be constructed

Pier Head 1907

Pier Head 1919

Pier Head 1921

Pier Head 1921

Pier Head 1921

Pier Head 1950.

Pier Head 1970s

Pier Head 1973

Pier Head 1980s.

Pier head 1980s  © Colin Tittle

Pier Head - Access Bridge to Landing Stage 1950

Pier Head and Landing Stage from Cunard Building 1949

Pier Head and Landing Stage from River 1950

Pier Head Bus Statiion © Colin Tittle

Pier Head Bus Station Oct 1968

Pier Head c.1960s

Pier head early 80s .© Colin Tittle

Pier Head early 80s,

Pier head early 80s © Colin Tittle

Pier Head Flood January 1st 1956

Pier Head Heavy Traffic 1925

Pier Head Royal Liver June 1967

Pier head sep 1949, photo © J Voerman

Pier Head Royal Liver June 1967

Pier Head  Overhead station

Pier Head Trams

Pier Head Trams

Pier Head viewed from onboard a ship

Pier Head with the overhead partialy demolished

Pier Head, 1959

Pier head 1980s showing the soon to be demolished Princes
 Landing Stage dock sheds © Colin Tittle

Pierhead 1880`s.

Pierhead 1880`s

Police HQ early 80s © Colin Tittle

Prince's Dock 1983

Princes Dock from Liver Building, Showing Overhead Railway

Princes Landing Stage 1968

Princes Landing Stage 1974

Public Baths at the Pier Head 1906

Pumphouse. Albert dock © Colin Tittle

Pumphouse Albert Dock © Colin Tittle

QEII anchored in the  River Mersey 1990

Queen Square

QueenElizabeth, A J.Arthur Dixon postcard of Queen Elizabeth

Riverside Station Pier Head 1951

RMS Mauretania II just about to leave on her maiden voyage to New York 17th June 1939.

RMS Olympic Liverpool

Royal Iris

Royal Liver Building 1912

S.S. Celtic is (postcard) pictured at the landing stage in Liverpool
when this White Star liner was in regular service sailing from Liverpool.
When the Celtic was launched on April 4, 1901

Salthouse dock

Scandinavian Church, 1968. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

Seacombe Ferry c. 1950s

Shown here are the Three Graces on the Liverpool waterfront in 1920.
They are the Royal Liver Building, completed in 1911
the Cunard Building, 1916  and the Port of Liverpool Building, 1907

Speedboat on the river © Colin Tittle

St James Market  St James Market was in Great George's Place ,
now Derby Square. It was demolished in 1899.

St Nicholas 1860

St Nicholas and Pier Head from the Landing Stage

St Pauls Eye Hospital Nurses_1971

St Pauls Eye Hospital c.1970s

Bottom of Lord St at St Georges Crecent

Pier Head

Tower Buildings demolition 1907

Stock Exchange, Exchange Street East 1976.

Stock Exchange, Exchange Street East 1976

Temple st early 80s © Colin Tittle

The Albert Dock. Courtesy of John Quirk

The BRITANNIC alongside her berth in Liverpool Docks

The CARINTHIA at the landing stage Liverpool

The Empress of Canada seen here being towed to the quayside on the River Mersey at the start of her maiden voyage.27th April 1961

The Flying Dutchman pub, 1965. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office.

The Flying Dutchman,Canning Place 1965. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

The GEORGIC leaving Liverpool on her maiden voyage to New York

The Goree Piazza 1929

The old Nova Scotia area at Mann Island

The Pier Head

The Pier Head, 1961. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office

The royal daffodil on a very stormy Mersey

The Royal Iris

The Strand Liverpool 2  1930

The vast majority of the crew members of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth were from Liverpool

The Victoria Monument 1953 for the Queens Coronation.

Tithebarn St Exchange Hotel 1971

Tithebarn Street Sheep being herded 1921

Tower Buildings and Liver Buildings 1908.jpeg

Tower Buildings demolition 1907

Tower Bulidings 1908

TowerBbuildings 1908

Town Hall 1897

Town Hall 1953


Tram heading towards the Pier Head from Water Street

Tunnel Exit work to allow building above

Unloading tinned meat from the USA

Unveiling of H.M. King Edward VII Statue  Pier Head 1921

Upstairs,at the bus terminus Pier head © Colin Tittle

Victoria Memorial - Lord St  Harrington St 1950

Victoria St GPO 1907.

View across Liverpool from the Municipal Buildings 1913

View of Liverpool from Tower of Municipal Buildings 1913

View of Liverpool from Tower of Municipal Buildings 1913

View of Lord St Castle St Area 1949

View towards the Victoria monument and castle st 1930s

Wapping and the Overhead Railway

Water St from Liver Buildings 1919

Water St towards the Pier Head with the original India Buildings (left) in 1901

Water Street 1930's



Water Street Town Hall 1954

22-26 North John Street which is Harrington Chambers on 26.4.48

44-50 Lord street construction 1948

1920s Water street

A 1908 scene of North John street at Lord st cross roads.

Bomb damage to the rear of Oriel chambers in 1942

Brunswick st 1902

Brunswick st 1923

Brunswick st bomb site - 29th May 1946

Castle st at Cook st after the May 3rd 1941 air raid

Castle st in 1953

Castle Street

Cook st arcade - used as an emergency reservoir

Cook st in May 41

Cook street arcade blitzed

Customs House 1919

Dale st 1966

Dale st at Castle st

Dale st looking East

Dale st repairs 1930

Dale st repairs 1930

Dale st repairs 1930

Dale street 1966

Dale street at Byrom Street

Dale Street, L2

Dale Street, L2

Derby Square 1938

Derby Square bus terminus 1950s

Derby Square toilets interior

Derby Square toilets

Derby Square toilets

Drury buildings Water st in 1930

Drury lane towards the damaged White Star building.

Exchange Flag underground car park under construction on 21.6.56

Exchange flags underground car park under construction. 
The Nelson memorial would act as an air vent to this rarely seen underground world.

Hackins Hey 1966

Hockenhall Alley 1933

Hockenhall Alley 1933_

James st station bomb damage in May 41

James street in 1941

James street station

James Street Station 1948

Dale Street Liverpool 2 

Liverpool Daily post and echo building
which was on the corner of Crosshall st and Victoria st

Liverpool GPO (General Post Office) Victoria Street

Lord st 1947

Lord st looking West - May 1941

Lord street Christmas 1962

Lord street from the Holy Corner.

Lord street post war reconstruction 1955

Martins bank building newly completed.

Mathew st Cavern queue c1960

Mathew st Cavern Queue

Mathew Street Caven crowd c1966

Mathew Street Cavern queue in the 60s

May 1941 and the mangled overhead railway near the bottom of James street

Moorfields - 1955

Moorfields Mellors pub

North John st 1948

North John street at Lord street 1948

North John Street Central building 1925

North John street Dale street junction in 1942

North John street from Cook street 1966

North John street from Dale st 1966

North John Street Harrington st corner on 26.4.48

North John street towards Dale st 1950

North John street towards Dale st on 22.7.59

Oriel Chambers in 1942

The doorway is all that remains of the corn exchange
after blitz damage in 1941

The end of Dale street which was demolished for the
Queensway tunne 15.05.29

The Iron Door, a Beatles venue in Temple Court

The Justice at 113-115 Dale st and 2 Hatton Garden
was on the opposite corner to the Magistrates Court

The Liverpool Tram at Tempest Hey in 1979.

This is  Government  building to the rear of the
Municipal building fronting onto Victoria st. Considered so
badly damaged after trhe blitz it was demolished and
has remained as a car park ever since

Tithebarn st 24.9.73

Sheep being driven along Tithebarn st in 1915

Tithebarn st from Bixteth st - Dec 1950

Tithebarn st showing Ma Dalys pet shop and the United Powers pub.

Tithebarn street coal tipping at MacFies sugar refinery on 3.5.1918

Towards Dale st and old Haymarket from William Brown street in 1952

Tower Buildings 1846-1906 when it was
demolished to be replaced by the current Tower Buildings.

Trueman st 1950

Trueman st 1966

Vernon st in 1930

Vernon st No5 court

Victoria st 1936

Victoria st 1936_

Victoria st tunnel rush c1970s

Victoria Street underground toilets

Water st in Sept 39 with sandbags around the Town Hall after war was declared.

Water st outside Cunard buildings

Water street 1966

Water street in the 1920s

Water street

Whitechaple Church St Lord St

Yates Wine Lodge in Cross Keys House 1959

Liverpool 3



5-13 Rose Vale taken on 17.3.1955

99-105 Rose Place

Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2

Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2


Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2

Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2

Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2

Brownlow Hill and St. Andrews Gardens 
Popes visit l 30th May 1982 ©Eddie Murray 2

Byrom Street 1965

Byrom Street

Christian Street Library

Clayton Street behind the William Brown Street 
Museum and Library, pictured on 3rd March 1927

Commutation Row

Dickson Terrace, Soho Street c.1930's

Dickson Terrace, Soho Street c.1930's

Dixie Deans bar London Road

Eldon Grove

Eldon Street

Fontenoy Gardens showing Sykes shop 
on the corner which became Scotts.

Freeman Lloyd Sugar Mill Limekiln Lane 

Gerard Close, Photo Gerard Fagan

Gerard Gardens prior to demolition

Great Crosshall st at Hatton Garden junction on 21st Dec 1935

Great Howard street 1968

Hockenhall Alley 1933.


Inside Christian Street Library 1928

Islington Place

Kempston Street

Langsdale Street and SFX

St Martins Cottages



St Martins Cottages Liverpool

Living Room St Martins Cottages

London Road c.1900

London Road

London Road late 50s

London Road

Mill Lane, a Mill stood at the top end when William Brown st was called Shaws Brow. There were also Potteries here and Philip Christian from where Christian St gets it name was a potter here. Photo Ged Fagan


Looking up Mill Lane on 6.6.58 Photo Ged Fagan

Norton Street 1950

One of the Four Squares

Queensway tunnel 1953

Salisbury Street 7th November 1956


Salisbury Street Clearance area November 1956,

Scotland Road c.1950

St Anne Street

Stockdale Street and Marybone

Tate and Lyle demolition from Burlington Street
 looking along Vauxhall Road

The Old Cloth Market on Fox Street in 1905, 
St Mary of the Angels was built here in 1910

The Soho Arms

The Steble Fountain c.1930s

The Tate & Lyle Sugar refinery site

Thomas White Gardens

Vauxhall Gardens


2 Islington Place Gianelli's c.1977 © Glynne Gianelli

2 Islington Place John and Frank Giaelli's Fish and Chip shop 
the best Fish 'n'Chips in Liverpool. c.1977 © Glynne Gianelli

2 Islington Place John and Frank Giaelli's 
Fish and Chip c.1977 © Glynne Gianelli

2 Islington Place, Gianelli's, A photoshop version of how 
the shop looked with Gerard Gardens in the Background

A 1922 re-build of an early car No. 287 passes the Library and Museum in William Brown Street en route to the Pier Head. Painting by G.S.Cooper. © Robert Irvine


Bixteth street Stadium, built on the site of St Pauls Square.

Blessing the new roman catholic cathedral at the opening in 1967
© Joe Neary

Bond Street off Limekiln Lane c.1960s 001

Bullring 1937

Bunting in St Andrews Gardens from Glyn Levelle


Burlington Street

Byrom Hall opposite  Great Crosshall Street. 
The polytech was built behind it in 1957-58

Byrom Street c.1960s

Byrom Street, corner of Cuerden st 1931

 Byrom Terrace off Byrom St 1933


Camden st on 19 April 1961

Canterbury Street

Children outside a shop in Richmond Row 1895

Clayton street  behind William brown Street


Downe Street  near the bottom of Richmond Row



Eldon Grove 1969


 Fontenoy Gardens Shops


Fontenoy Gardens



 Freeman Lloyd Sugar Mill Limekiln Lane


Gerard Close © Openmind Images.com


Gerard Gardens © Inacityliving


Gerard Gardens


Gerard Gardens


Gerard Street 1927 


Hatton Garden 1967


Hunter Street 1983


Islington Moss Street,Ooops wrong way !


Islington Moss Street


London Road


 London Road & Lime Street


London Road Commutation Row laying tram tracks, Legs of Man pub in the background c. 1900


London Road Drinking Fountain 1947


London Road Nos 119 121 c. 1900


London Road riot damage following the Police Strike  1919



London Road



Looking for shoes in Paddys Market Cazneau Street


Looking from Scotland Road towards Byrom Street 1971



Metropolitan Cathedral, © Joe Neary


Norton Street 1950



Old Property in Hatton Garden 1937


Outside Walker Art Gallery , William Brown Street


Paddys Market 1966



Round Counter Scotland Place



Scotland Road at Hornby Street and Tenterton st



Sir Thomas White Gardens.



Liverpool Stadium



Tenements in Bevington Street



The Bullring



The majestic


The Royal Hospital looking towards the City centre



The stadium Bixteth st 1950


The Steble Fountain, pictured here in the 1890s,



The Workhouse Brownlow Hill



Thomas White Gardens



Byrom Street towards the tunell


Vauxhall Gardens






Warwick Sprinkler William Brown Street 1906


William Brown Street 1915



William Brown Street Air Raid Shelters 1945



William Brown Street Early Photograph



Women Street Cleaners at the bottom of Hunter Street March 21st 1916



Woodstock Gradens


 Ashfield cottages

 Beau Lane looking towards Bishop Goss and a
then much narrower Cazneau Street. 1935

 Brown Library and Museum 1895

 Brownlow Hill Mount Pleasant 1959

 Brownlow Hill workhouse

 Brownlow Hill, viewed from the roof of the Adelphi Hotel - 1969

Burlington Bridge Vauxhall Road, popular place to swim as the water was warmed by Tate and Lyles manufacturing process
Burlington Street 1900

 Burlington-Street

Byrom St 1970

 Byrom St 1970

 Byrom St 1967
 Byrom Street 1927

 Byrom Street - 1966

Byrom Street and Great Crosshall Street taken in 1966

 Byrom Street in 1904 taken fron the technical College

Caznean and St Homer St 1972

 Cazneau Street Market,

 Cazneau Street Market,

Cazneau Street Market,

 Child Welfare Centre Copperas Hill Bolton Street

 Children at the Steble Fountain in 1890

 Christian Street at the top of Hunter Street 1958

 Commutation Row c.1980s

Comus Street Court 1926

 Downe St, Liverpool 3.

 Downe St, Liverpool 3

Eldon St.

 Eldon St.
 Eldon Street Vauxhall 1929

Feather Street 1927

 Fraser Street in 1966

 Gardeners Row prior to the Tunnel

 Gerard Gardens 1966

 Gerard Gardens

Great crosshall st 1967
 Holly Street 1914

 Hornby street

Hunter Street 1933

Hunter Street alongside Gerard Gardens,
now the site of the Flyover pictured c.1960s

 Hunter Street Dawson Street showing cellar dwelling


Islington at Fraser Street - 1961

Jenkinson Street 1967

 John and Frank Gianelli, who had the chip shop on Christian Street
© Trinity Mirror
 Kempson Street 1926

 Langsdale street looking towards Shaw Street

Limekiln Lane St Bridgets School 13.04.1927

Liverpool University 1965
 London Road 1897

 London Road in the 1950s
London Road Norton Street

London Road riot damage following the Police Strike  1919

 London Road with workmen at the Legs of Mann
and the Odeon prior to its metal cladding
Looking down Alexander Pope street (formerly Sawney Pope Street) in 1966

 Mazzini House 1960.

 Mersey Tunnel

No 26 Court Burlington Street Vauxhall 1926

Odeon 1954

 Old Haymarket 1973

 Queen Anne Street 1930
Scotland Place - 1952

 Sewards Hatton Garden

Shakespear Fraser Street

 Shakespear Fraser Street
 Shakespear Fraser Street

 Shaw Street 1967

 St Andrews Gardens tenements, Trowbridge Street, Liverpool

Holly Street 1937

 St Johns Gardens 1964

 St Judes Church now the site of the Royal Liverpool Hospital
 St Judes Church now the site of the Royal Liverpool Hospital

St.Martin's Cottages, 1954

 The Albany Old Hall Street

Part of The Catholic Cathedral crypt designed by Lutyens begun in 1933

The Cross Key's public house

The Gaumont Camden Street

The Majestic on Hall Lane, just behind the Royal Hospital, now long gone.

The New Adelphi Cinema on Rose Place replaced the old Adelphi on Christian Street. This was bombed during WWII.

 The new Odeon foyer designed by Odeon Cinemas in 1942,
 but the cinema was not re-named Odeon until June 1945 © Liverpool Echo
 The Queen walking along the approach road of the second Mersey tunnel, linking Liverpool with Wallasey, She honoured her father, King George VI, by naming the 29 million tunnel Kingsway.


 The Shakespeare theatre on Fraser Street first stands derelict and then was gutted by fire one weekend in 1976.

 The Soho Arms

 The Swan London Road Seymour Street demolished 2005

 Vauxhall Road and Vauxhall Vaults pub in 1966,
the construction of the new technical college can be seen on Tithebarn Street
Vauxhall Road looking towards Leeds Street, Tate & Lyle in distance. 1959

 Victoria Square 1954

Wallasey Tunnel 1971

William Brown Street 1948
39-45 Salisbury st at Langsdale st on 28.5.54

43-53 Brownlow Hill in 1977

72 Bond street at No 28 Court.

Alexander Pope st in 1966

Alexander Pope Street in 1958

Alexander Pope street in 1966

Arden St from Bevington Bush on 29.3.70 showing
the connecting bridge belonging to
Arden House salvation army hostel.

Back Burlington Street at Bevington Hill on 27.1.67

Back Clare st in 1952

Barton St showing Bibbys.

Barton St showing Bibbys.

Birkett street - Christian st to St Anne street stretch in 1966

Birkett street top stretch from St Anne street to Soho street - 1966

Bixteth st on 22.4.68 showing Exchange Chambers on the
right and the then new Littlewoods building
straight ahead, now renamed Plaza.

Bixteth street showing demolition of the building
that was on the corner of Tithebarn st - 22.4.68

Bixteth street towards St. Paul's Square on 22.4.68

Blackstock Street in 1976

Bolton st 23.11.61 looking past the
Ribble bus station towards the Adelphi Hotel

Bolton street as Ribbles make their way into Skelhorne st depot.

Brownlow Hill along Shannon street

Brownlow Hill from the Adelphi roof in 1969

Brownlow Hill from Trowbridge street in 1966

Burlington street in 1982

Byrom st in 1966

Byrom st widening in the late 60s

Byrom Street from Old Haymarket

Byrom street in 1966

Byrom street. Out with the old and in with the new as rows of
shops are replaced with Fontenoy Gardens tenements

Byrom street

Camden st junction at Islington and Newsham Motors.

Camden st on 19 April 1961

Canterbury st at Carver st on 28.5.54

Canterbury street at Langsdale street on 20.6.55

Canterbury street football pitches

Canterbury street from Islington - 29.3.67

Canterbury street on 20.06.55

Canterbury street on 20.06.55

Cazneau Street at the top end showing Clarksons

Chapel street at New Quay

Chisenhale st from Pall Mall

Chisenhale st showing the Bridge pub known locally as the Flyhouse

Christian street 1966 looking towards the
 landing side of Holly Street tenements

Christian Street 1966

Christian Street at the top of Hunter Street 1958

Christian Street in 1958 showing the former
All Saints school, by then renamed St Annes.

Christian Street. 6th June 1958

Christian Street. 19th April 1961

Churchill way flyovers Feb 75

Clare st from Islington looking towards
the tenements on Holly St in the distance

Clarence Dock power station in 1950

Clarksons from Scotland Road

Clayton street down the back of the Museum on 14.11.66

Commutation row and Islington from William Brown street on 11.5.59

Commutation Row in 1959

Concourse House Lime st in 1971

Copperas Hill 1961

Eldon Grove 1969

Eldon Grove 1969

Fraser Street in 1966

Fraser Street in April 61

Galton street 1968

Great Crosshall st 17.8.58 looking towards Tithebarn st at Vauxhall rd

Great Crosshall st 1966

Great Crosshall street

Great Crosshall street 1967

Great Howard Street 1968

Great Howard Street 1968

Haigh Street

Hawke street 1966

Highfield st from Leeds street in 1968

Holly Street - 1966

Holy Trinity church St Anne street in 1955

Hotham street towards London Road on 18.7.66

Hunter street in 1966, just pre demolition of the Manchester Slate Company
and breweries for the building of the Churchill Way flyovers.

Hunter street in 1966

Islington - 19.4.61

Islington at Fraser st in 1961

King Edward street at the Northern Hospital in 1972

Langsdale st 29.3.67

Langsdale st from Shaw st - 29.3.67

London Road 1949 from William Brown st.

London Road 1966

London road 1967

London road at Fraser st in 1966

London Road Eros Cinema

London road in 1955.

London Road in 1956.

London Road in 1967

London Road in the 1950s

London Road near Moss Street on 2.06.1952

Marybone 1958

Marybone at Banastre st 1958

Mount Pleasant - 16.05.66

Mount Pleasant aerial in 1959

Blind school Philharmonic Hall

Norton street 1966

Pembroke Place - 1967

Pembroke Place - 1967

Pier Head Bust Terminus

Richmond Row 1958

Richmond Row 1958_

Richmond Row 1967


Richmond Row - Berry's pawn shop.

Salisbury street towards Canterbury heights.

Scotland Place 1952. The Morning Star pub to the left, once ran by
Dandy Pat Byrne whose monument stood in front
of this pub and is now in St Anthony's churchyard.

Scotland Place 1958

Shakespeare Theatre fire, Fraser Street 1976

Skelhorne street 1983

Soho Sq 1954. Bessie Braddock makes a visit.

Soho Street 1967

St Pauls Square - 24.9.68

Standish street north side on 4.11.66

Standish street north side on 4.11.66

The Gaiety picture house and pine pub
at the bottom of Edgar street on Scotland road

The overhead railway yhrough its L3 stretch - 1940s
before the 3rd Clarence dock power station chimney was added in 1950.

The Royal Oak pub on the corner of Islington and Norton street.

The TGWU - HQ on the corner of Christian st and Islington,
replaced by the one that stands on
the opposite side of the road today. Photo by Joe Devine.

Upper Milk street 6.02.75

Vauxhall road 1950

Vauxhall Road 1967 from the Eagle Vaults pub Blackstock street

Vauxhall Road 1967

Vauxhall Road near Leeds street junction in 1950

Victoria Square - 1954

William Brown st - 1968

William Brown street

William Henry st towards Soho st 22.5.67
More Photographs Comming Soon !


By Robert F Edwards
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