Joe, this is going to sound strange, I cannot place Canal Street, however looking at this old picture in some way made me feel quite sad. I can almost see families living there, children playing in the street and women on doorsteps chatting to each other and just enjoying life. Everyone knowing everyone's business and all good neighbours together. As Henry said, no money but such good times, How sad that no longer exists. I was born and raised in Bianca Street, Bootle and while the houses did not look the same as Canal Street, I imagine life was the same!. When was Canal Street demolished what, if anything was built in it's place? Thanks for these great pictures.
Bianca Street, Bootle - moved to Canada 1982