Bootle Oriel Road Railway Station

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:50 pm

Bootle Oriel Road Railway Station: 21 December 2008: :D

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:52 pm

Another photograph taken 21 December 2008: :D :D

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:54 pm

Third photographe taken on 21 December 2008: :D :D :D

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:55 pm

21 December 2008: :D :D :D :D

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:57 pm

View from the new railway station: :twisted:

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oriel55
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Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:59 pm

Another view from the railway station 21 December 2008: :lol:

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Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:03 pm

hi what great pictures thanks for putting them on....dorothy
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:24 am

Thanks for posting those.

I wasn't aware that you now cross over the lines instead of under them to get to the Southport platform.

Bern
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bboardman
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 am

Oriel 55--The last time I saw the station was in 1963--what an upgrade--Billy B
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:19 am

wow very nice .... thanks for the pictures ...... margaret
have a great day .......
oriel55
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:43 am

Date on photograph is incorrect; should be 21 December 2008. The metal sheets that can be seen between the two pairs of railway lines are the roof of the subway passing under the lines between Oriel Road and Berry Street.
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oriel55
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:51 am

Date on photograph is incorrect; should read 21 December 2008.
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oriel55
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Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:53 am

Date on photograph is incorrect;should read 21 December 2008
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Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:02 am

hi, smashing photo's, thanks a million, went all misty eyed seeing the two photo's of the 'wyndham' i'd almost forgotten about that place, oh so long ago, thanks again. silverfox.
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Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:29 am

Thanks Oriel55. for fantastic pics always welcome to see pics of home..

KATHY.
bootlejoy
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Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:37 am

Great photo's, thanks. Bring back some good memories for me. Used to roller skate up and down that underpass. Its a wonder I never had any broken bones.
What happened to Trinity Road? Wasnt it just at the end of the houses, and before the town hall?
My aunty/uncle May & Jack Nolan used to live in one of those houses and Aunty May worked as a barmaid in the Wyndham for years.
How it has all changed.
Joy
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ron waters

Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:52 am

GOOD MORNING JOY I have'nt been along there for quite awhile , but just
looking at the picture of the Town Hall the end of Trinity Road seems to be blocked off does'nt it .
Ron
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Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:03 am

Good morning to you also Ron, its 8pm here in scorching hot Perth where we have, and still are, battling several huge bush fires since earlier this week.

I'm sure all the houses in Trinity Rd have not been bulldozed. It looks like a car park extention from the Town Hall doesnt it. I imagine one of our group knows and will tell us what is happening.

Joy
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Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:23 pm

Hi

If you look at the Oriel Road Photos further down on this site you will see a photo of Trinity Road from the bottom of Oriel Road. It does have a car park on the corner for the use of Town Hall staff and some of the houses at the top end (Stanley Road) are no longer there. I think it is St Martin's House a high rise office building that is there on the left hand side looking at the photo.

Hope that helps.

Eileen
Litherland girl with Bootle parents.
granhet
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Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:17 pm

Hi - I have only just registered on this site so bear with me if I make any mistakes. It was amazing to see the up to date photographs of Oriel Road but I was surprised to see only two shops next to the pub. I was born at number 61 and I thought that there was a parade of several shops, a greengrocers being the end one. I used to go there and buy a 'penny fade' apple if I had any pocket money.
matt wethered

Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:42 pm

Welcome Granhet,don't worry about making any mistakes about things I am sure my OLD friend Ron Waters will set you straight.He has a memory like an elephant and skin to match.
Matt
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Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:46 pm

Welcome to the site Granhet. Good bunch on here you'll enjoy the banter and strolling down memory lane. :D
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Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:15 pm

Great Pics.. thanks for posting them.
I remember we would try to bunk on the train at Marsh lane Stn
and try and ride it to Southport.
Born and bred in Lunt Rd.
Went to St George of England school.
bootlejoy
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Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:54 am

Eileen, thanks for the reply re Trinity Rd. Sorry for the late reply but I cant get on here as often as i'd like, despite my New Year Resolution.
Joy
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oriel55
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Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:35 pm

granhet wrote:Hi - I have only just registered on this site so bear with me if I make any mistakes. It was amazing to see the up to date photographs of Oriel Road but I was surprised to see only two shops next to the pub. I was born at number 61 and I thought that there was a parade of several shops, a greengrocers being the end one. I used to go there and buy a 'penny fade' apple if I had any pocket money.
My mum, Joyce, used to run and eventually owned the greengrocers shop you refer to. She is still alive, 88 this year. She only retired from working in another shop last year. 'Penny fade' apples brings back memories.

When I was a lad I used to deliver The Echo newspaper to the streets in the area. One of the places I delivered to was 61 Oriel Road, which was split into flats at the time. I also used to have great snogs with a young lady the same age as me who used to babysit for a relative who occupied the top-floor flat of 61. :D :D :D :D :D
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Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:59 pm

Oriel55

Do you remenber the lad who sold the Echo outside Oriel Road station.
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nikobeans
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Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:27 pm

TONY FLYNN.USED TO SELL ECHO AT ORIEL STATION ,WENT ON TO WORK IN TICKET OFFICE,I THINK TONY STILL LIVES IN ORIEL ROAD.
granhet
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Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:17 pm

Oriel 55

Glad to hear your mum is still going strong, I lost my mum many years ago.
I left 61 when I was young - I went to primary school for some years in Liverpool not Bootle, though we did return and I went to Balliol Road School untill 1964, so I'm afraid I'm not the young lady you knew on your paper round - but who knows maybe she is on this site somewhere else - that would be a turn up for the books!!
I would still like to know though if my memory is playing tricks, as you posted a picture showing two shops next to the Windham pub and then houses, but I always thought that there were more shops. Do you know?.

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Maureeng
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Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:58 am

I seem to recall about five shops on that block,I remember a chinese restaurant,a chemist,Joyces fruit and veg and the other shops I can't remember what they sold.My mum often visited Joyce for a cuppa and a chat,good to hear she is still going strong.My mum and dad drank in the Wyndham Hotel,the chinese was next door to the pub. Maureeng.
oriel55
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Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:14 am

Maureen. The shops in 1963 were: next to The Wyndham,The Grocery Shop, then Mr Ho's Chinese Restaurant (upstairs) & Takeaway, a wool/sewing/cloth shop (The Johnson's were the owners I think), The newsagents, the Chemist Shop (originally run and owned by a lady known as Miss Ann), then the Greengrocer Shop. :D
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Maureeng
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Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:30 am

Hi oriel55,Yes,you are right,I could'nt stop thinking about it last night,trying to remember what was there,my memory is not what it used to be so I am pleased you have told me,I think I even remember Miss Ann,I used to buy my nylons from her 1/11d a pair, God I feel old. Maureeng
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Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:50 am

oriel55 wrote:Bootle Oriel Road Railway Station: 21 December 2008: :D

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Wonderful pictures, I lived in Balliol Rd. opposite the baths. My Grandfather took the train to Exchange every morning and would often meet my Grandmother on the way home at the Wyndham. My mother worked at the shop next door to the Wyndham and both she and my father played bowls there. My father who worked for the "corpy" painted Bootle Town Hall many times.

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Tony
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Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:53 am

Wonderful pictures, I lived in Balliol Rd. opposite the baths. My Grandfather took the train to Exchange every morning and would often meet my Grandmother on the way home at the Wyndham. My mother worked at the shop next door to the Wyndham and both she and my father played bowls there. My father who worked for the "corpy" painted Bootle Town Hall many times.

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Tony
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Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:18 am

sure we called the newspaper shop orry,s1970 ish , hilly had a girl friend who lived there.
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Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:59 am

When I was first married in 1973 we lived in 77 Balliol Road bottom floor flat, next but one to College view.

Remember going to get morning paper from Kiosk and reading that Bill Shankley had left Liverpool Managers job - sad day.

Most of that area flattened now. All that is left is the building on corner of Balliol and Kings Roads. Was it the schools clinic ?
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