Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Village Centre, around the turn of the 19th centuryAlton & Cearns Roads Junction, showing horse-drawn bus on regular route to Birkenhead Central Station and Woodside FerryShrewsbury RoadDuck Pond LaneShrewsbury RoadBirch RoadPoplar RoadClaughton Firs, probably...
Houses

Houses

Oxton Old Hall, Talbot RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdHolm Lane CottagesFernleigh, Poplar RdWestholme, Storeton RdNunclose, Mount Pleasant < 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 – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – Rose GardenThe ArnoThe Arno – quoitsThe Arno – SundialThe Arno - SeesawThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

William Male & SonsTalbot Hotel, Claughton FirsQueen’s ArmsBoot Repairers, Prices Lane, date unknownWellington Road Post OfficeSwan Hotel, Holm Lane. A beerhouse was run here from 1864 by Hugh Swan and then by his wife Betty to the 1880’sAdams’ Butchers, 1 Rose...
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...
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 – Chapel...