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Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:28 am

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Queuing up for fresh bread at Mason's shop and bakery on the corner of Linacre Road, Hinton Street Litherland 1955. :wink: :D

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It's like that trying to get into Asda, only we're 6 feet apart! :lol:
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Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:01 pm

Thanks for all your kind comments and photos Tom, Colly, and Paul I think the L3 went along Stanley Road turning left onto Bridge Road before the lift bridge I thought it was the L2 that went along Hawthorne Road :?:
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Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:04 pm

That was my thought, Joe, used to get the L2 to town from the shops by Circle cabs.
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Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:07 pm

This a photo of Georges paper shop on Strand Road 1958
The building on the right was the Derby Arms pub (now a day nursery), with the bus stop outside the front entrance. In the distance is the railway bridge close to the current Asda store. The Strand shopping centre is now beyond the bridge where Strand Road used to continue to Stanley Road.


On the left of the shop is Richard Proctor's Haulage yard is next door, are two entrances to Crutchley's warehouse, then Proctor's repair garage and then a terrace of houses. Beyond that is a wood yard. There was also an entrance to Crutchley's horse stables.

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Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:05 pm

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Thanks for all your kind comments and photos Tom, Colly, and Paul I think the L3 went along Stanley Road turning left onto Bridge Road before the lift bridge I thought it was the L2 that went along Hawthorne Road :?:
The L3 did go along Stanley Rd, I used to get it from the bus stop between Wadham and Keeble Rd to go and visit my grandad who lived in Waterloo near the five lamps. ;)
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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:31 am

Correct me if I am wrong but was the Stanley Social Club at the back of the New Strand? If so, I remember when I lived in Jersey Street going there with my sister-in-law and went there with our (at the time, husbands!) wearing hot pants!! We were given dirty looks from the women (jealous, we were young and fit!) and better looks from the males!! :lol: We were the first on the scene to wear them! Our inlaws were not impressed (it was a family club) Trying to think what year that would be and a vague one would be about 1971/2? Actually only went a few times but it was a good night there. :lol: :lol:

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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:42 am

Yes Loretta, the Stanley Social Club was at the back of the New Strand. :wink: :D :D

Have you got any photos of you wearing your hot pants when you were young and fit Loretta? :wink: :D :D
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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:45 am

BossHogg wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:05 pm
fatboyjoe90 wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:01 pm
Thanks for all your kind comments and photos Tom, Colly, and Paul I think the L3 went along Stanley Road turning left onto Bridge Road before the lift bridge I thought it was the L2 that went along Hawthorne Road :?:
The L3 did go along Stanley Rd, I used to get it from the bus stop between Wadham and Keeble Rd to go and visit my grandad who lived in Waterloo near the five lamps. ;)
Thanks for that info, Tom. :wink:
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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:49 am

Irlam Road Bootle 1970s. :wink:

I lived four doors on the other side of the Monkey. :wink:

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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:10 pm

Great one of Strand road Joe
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Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:14 pm

Loretta, Lian lived No 13 Jersey Street, the house before the prefabs from birth in 1955 till 1965 when they demolished the houses.
.....and she definitely wore hotpants when I met her in 1971 when she was a sweet sixteen year old :lol: :lol: :lol:


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I am a young 74 year old now Joe but still fit! :D (almost) I actually think I do have a photo somewhere and now is as good time as any to find it! I will try. Lian was much younger than I was then Keith, (still is!) sweet sixteen, think there was a song written about her? :D aw young love!

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Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:31 pm

The photo of York Street must be circa 1963/1964 if that car is Tommy Howards. He lived at number 10 I lived opposite in number 9. Tommy is better known on this web site as 20 Lancs.
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Remember goes for bits for viva such a dangerous place
with all the cars on top of each other funny how you ended up with other bits
in your pocket :D :D :D
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Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:59 am

Marsh Lane, that’s Tommy Houghton's coal yard on the left.

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Marsh Lane shops
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Marsh lane with Bangor St opposite. On the left of the shops is the Alex pub

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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:41 am

Washington Street Bootle. :wink:
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:42 am

Wordsworth Street, of Marsh Lane. :wink:
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:56 am

BOBHAMO wrote:
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Remember goes for bits for viva such a dangerous place
with all the cars on top of each other funny how you ended up with other bits
in your pocket :D :D :D
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:59 am

Some great ones of marsh lane Joe :D :D
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:31 pm

I love all these old photo's, thanks for posting everyone

Sheelagh :D
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:38 pm

Agree with Sheelagh, cracking photos being put on, keep it up.

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Hi Bob any ideas why Loans house number 13 isn't even shown ? The surname was Rawlinson.
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:20 pm

Keith sometimes it's just a misprint it's always the address you want :wink: :roll:
Some. Street s and roads have not been printed
Remember Ann with hot pants and white leather boots
Seems like yesterday :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Balliol road can you remember when it changed to duel carrageway??
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Viola street prefab fire
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Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:54 pm

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Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:42 am
Wordsworth Street, of Marsh Lane. :wink:
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Boss pictures, i was kept off from school many a Monday morning to take my dads suit and shoes to Billys pawnshop. JJC.
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:47 am

Thank's for all your kind comments guys, :wink: :) :) not forgetting Bob, for your photo, of Viola Street. :wink: :)
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Dock Road at the junction of Knowsley Road Seaforth. :wink: :) :)

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Bangor Street before the slum clearance 1950s. :wink:
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Bala Street Bootle a view from the warehouse roof in Globe Road.
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:29 pm

Were they really slums, Joe, or were they like the Klondyke?
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:53 pm

Cracking picture of Balliol Rd Bob.

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Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:21 pm

Paul like Joe new photos seem to come on the internet :D :D :D
just thought with it being single carriage did they move the park railings
back and what year
nice to see you posting Paul
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:49 pm

Were they really slums, Joe, or were they like the Klondyke? PHIL
Phil ilived in Milton street they where of the same era 1881
Out side toilet no hot water think the klondyke where better looked after
and given grants for outside bathrooms my uncle lived in one of the streets and can just remember
when they moved to netherton
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Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:19 pm

Thanks for all your comments guys.

Phil & Bob, We lived in a two-up two-down and that was it?
Yes, they were slums we used to get a bath once a week in a tin bath.

Yes, we had outside toilet with newspaper cut into small sheets with string through middle and hung on a nail on the wall. In the winter we would light full sheets of newspaper to see where we were going we had to run fast otherwise we'd get our hands burnt. :lol: :lol:

Regarding hot water, we had great big pots that would be boiled on two rings on the gas cooker to do all the washing for our clothes and bedding.

When we moved up to Netherton, we had four bedrooms two inside toilets front and back rooms great big back room to do the cooking, a copper boiler a gas poker to light the fire we thought we were in heaven. :wink:
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