Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Rose 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 FerryDuck Pond Lane – until...
Houses

Houses

Nunclose, Mount PleasantFernleigh, Poplar RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdApsley Lodge, Rose MountHolm Lane CottagesWestholme, Storeton RdHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch 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 – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno - SeesawThe ArnoThe Arno – Rose GardenThe Arno – quoitsThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

The old HSBC bank at the centre of the villageTalbot Hotel, Claughton Firs. Built between 1847 & 1875 in a curve round the bend between Rose Mount and Claughton Firs. Demolished 1967, rebuilt 1969 as Oxton ArmsWilliam Male & SonsAdams’ Butchers, 10 Claughton...
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...