Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Claughton Firs, probably 1920’sRose Mount, 1908, showing the premises of Wilsons, family butcher, Rowlands, fishmonger, and Landers, Oxton StoresAlton & Cearns Roads Junction, showing horse-drawn bus on regular route to Birkenhead Central Station and Woodside...
Houses

Houses

Holm Lane CottagesHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountWestholme, Storeton RdFernleigh, Poplar RdNunclose, Mount PleasantOxton Old Hall, Talbot Rd < Back to Main Images...
Leisure

Leisure

The Arno The Arno as we know it today was laid out in 1912.  Within the park can be seen the hollow that was the Earl of Shrewsbury’s stone quarry. The Arno - SeesawThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – Rose GardenThe ArnoThe Arno –...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Adams’ Butchers, 1 Rose Mount. The business moved here when it outgrew Claughton Firs premises. It is now the oldest established family business in OxtonWilliam Male arrived at 2 Rosemount in 1881 to start a 40 year stay as William Male and SonsSwan Hotel, Holm Lane....
Churches

Churches

St Saviour’s St Saviour’s was built on Bidston Road between 1889 and 1892 to replace a church of 1846 that had become too small for the needs of its congregation.  The church was constructed of durable red sandstone, quarried in Runcorn, with a slate roof.  In 1941...