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  • Liverpool holds Dreams

    When I was a girl, growing up in Liverpool I had my Nan to thank for all the wonderful stories she told me about this magical place, Liverpool....Th...
  • My Heritage by Ruth Mcleod

    My wonderful city with its wonderful friendly people - no place like it. Humour, cheerfulness, a good turn you get them all here. I grew up during...
  • A Treasure Chest of Memories by Pauline (Nee)Fyne-Grant

    Born in Liverpool and living close to Penny Lane for the first 20 years of my life, I have a multitude of memories that would fill a book. There we...
  • Eddie Bernard's Merchant Navy ID Photo by Chris Bernard

    This is my dad's ID card from 1953 (I was born 2 years later). My dad was 26 years old. The photo was taken in Buenos Aires - he was a second cook on ...
  • The 60s slum clearance - my experience by Freddie Forrest

    Before I insert my story, I would like to mention that I worked with Terence (then known as "Terry") in Hunter's Foods in Broadgreen in 1969 but nev...
  • Me and my bike by Glenys Kerley

    One early September afternoon in 1956 I was in the backyard with my Dad, watering the window boxes. It was twenty past twelve and I had walked home ...
  • Newton's Inspiration by Robert Edwards

    We followed the sloping lane from the road behind the cottage which worked its way steadily uphill toward the old house which had once proudly nestl...
  • The Flying Dutchman by Robert Edwards

    The flickering black and white images moved slowly forward on the screen, marching in time with the sombre music. The band in military uniform was per...
  • Evacuation: Tessa tells of her experiences of being evacuated during the Second World War.

    My first memory of arriving at the farm was the lovely dining room and Mrs. Francis' smiling. She took my hand and told me I would be living there. ...
  • The Docks

    Liverpool. Always a very busy port, often the dark days of World War II. But a big decline in the number of dockers required, containerization had c...
  • Robert Edwards: Boats

    From the earliest day that I remember the boats were there. They were a real anomaly, as I came to appreciate much later. Boats belonged on the wa...
  • Robert Edwards: Musket's

    My attention was drawn immediately to the report bound in the innocuous pale blue cover with the neat, typewritten adhesive label. Even amongst all of...
  • Short history of post war Liverpool and the 80s

    Historical background on Liverpool in the 1980s. Created for a year 10 GCSE class studying Willie Russell's "Educating Rita."
  • Our Old Liverpool

    Our Old Liverpool. Pictures of Great Homer Street, Netherfield Road, Scotland Road and many more...
  • Adolf Hitler had a brother who lived just off Park Road

    adolph hitler had a brother who lived just off park road aliose had married bridget who kept a tidy home one day adolf came to visit and was ask...
  • Tram Ride to Dovecot

    The tide of time has washed away the memories; no more can I jump a number ten tram at the Pier Head, upstairs for Dockers and smokers and downstair...
  • Liverpool boy loves Liverpool girl

    When I was a young lad I got a job in Rylands Wireworks up in Warrington...I would be the only white face on the bus as it travelled up from Liverpool...
  • Albert Williams - Royal Air Force

    Maria Francis' photograph of Albert Williams who was in the RAF during the war years.
  • Times of Yesteryear

    Times of Yesteryear I am in my 81st year, and I remember many events that happened in my life time. When I was a boy living in the south-end, ...
  • The Owl Patrol

    Even in wartime Liverpool, the war wasn't constantly with us. When summer came and there was no snow to play Gallant Defenders of Stalingrad, we had t...

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