Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Village Centre, around the turn of the 19th centuryDuck pond on Fred Adams’ poultry farm opposite the Halfway HouseChristchurch RoadAlton & Cearns Roads Junction, showing horse-drawn bus on regular route to Birkenhead Central Station and Woodside FerryClaughton...
Houses

Houses

Fernleigh, Poplar RdHolm Lane CottagesHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdWestholme, Storeton RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountNunclose, 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 Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno - SeesawThe Arno – Rose GardenThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Henderson’s Nursery, Village Road. An Oxton landmark from 1850 to World War II. Latterly occupied land where Talbot Court now standsSaid to be inside Wellington Road chemist shop, owned by several pharmacists over the years, including Arthur EllithorneSwan Hill Dairy,...
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 – The...