Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Poplar RoadRose Mount, 1908, showing the premises of Wilsons, family butcher, Rowlands, fishmonger, and Landers, Oxton StoresClaughton Firs, probably 1920’sTemplemore Road, early 1980’sKings MountSwan HillBalls RoadChristchurch RoadFairview RoadDuck Pond Lane – until...
Houses

Houses

Nunclose, Mount PleasantFernleigh, Poplar RdWestholme, Storeton RdHolm Lane CottagesOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdHawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdApsley Lodge, Rose Mount < 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 – Rose GardenThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe ArnoThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno - SeesawThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Adams’ Butchers, 10 Claughton Firs. The business was started here c. 1909 by George Henry AdamsTalbot Hotel, Claughton FirsWellington Road Post OfficeAdams’ Butchers, 1 Rose Mount. The business moved here when it outgrew Claughton Firs premises. It is now the oldest...
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...