Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Rose MountSwan HillFairclough Lane -aerial photo taken 1920 showing Fairclough Lane, end of Glenmore Road and Rose CottageClaughton FirsDuck Pond LaneChristchurch RoadMill Hill A mill stood here for many years until the1850’s when it was demolishedDuck Pond Lane –...
Houses

Houses

Nunclose, Mount PleasantHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdWestholme, Storeton RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountHolm Lane CottagesOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdFernleigh, Poplar 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 ArnoThe Arno – quoitsThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe Arno – Rose GardenThe Arno - SeesawThe Arno –...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Swan Hill Dairy, built 1931, employed 60 people and supplied milk to 40,000 Wirral householdsWilliam Male & SonsWellington Road shops 1927. There was a draper, butcher, grocer, cycle dealer, fruiterer, chemist, confectioner, florist and dairymanTalbot Hotel,...
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 SchoolBirkenhead School...