Schools

Schools

Birkenhead School Birkenhead Proprietary School, later Birkenhead School, was founded in 1860, initially with 13 pupils, at Royden House, Park Road North, altering its name in 1871, when it moved to the present Shrewsbury Road site. Birkenhead School – the rugby...
Other Public Buildings

Other Public Buildings

Conservative Club, Village Rd. The Club was founded in 1882 at 16 Claughton Firs, moving to the Village Rd premises in 1897Conservative Club Bowling Club, founded in 1898Ashton House, Village Rd, entrance hallRose Mount – industrial building on right was originally...
People & Events

People & Events

Country dancing, St Saviour’s Parish HallEmpire Day 1951, Newburns LaneOxton School Nativity Play, c 1951Coronation Day 1953, Parish HallOxton School Class 2, 1951The Roadrunners playing at what the newspapers said was “the biggest ever congregation” in Christchurch...
Documents and Maps

Documents and Maps

Documents Mortimer on Oxton 1847Newspaper article 1969 Maps Oxton aerial photo 1920Village centre, c. 1860. Christchurch Road is shown as Church Road, and Palm Hill as Balls LaneWellington Rd & Beresford Rd 1875Tithe map, c. 1847, showing old Oxton Village around...