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Postby BOBHAMO » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:47 am

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby nicolas » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:10 am

So sweet! all gone now though - this is August 2017.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby efc46 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:56 am

Luvly I spent many a night in the georges As a young man I/we used to drink a lot on the lane all the pubs were always chocker block i would change a thing great memories great mates /thanks for the post/davey
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby henry » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:56 pm

Had my wedding do in there and always drank there and the Jollies and Solly
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:22 pm

This photo is one of Gerard Fagan’s, from Inacityliving, showing Irlam Road. :wink:

Does anyone recognise the guy in the middle of the road?
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby john j connell » Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:02 pm

Not 100% Joe, but he could be John Stenson. JJC.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:37 pm

Thanks for that John, it's a good guess if no one comes up with anything better, then John Stenson it is. :wink: :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby nicolas » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:52 am

Bootle 1847 Map. I can spot The Strand Promenade, and then straight down onto the Beach.

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Bernie R » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:49 am

Great map

Looks like Trinity Road used to be Wadham (road/lane whatever) according to this???

Good to see the Jawbone pub there too.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:41 am

Liverpool Landmark Marine Gardens Waterloo 1929. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:42 am

A policeman on traffic duty outside the Caradoc Pub, on Seaforth Road Seaforth. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:28 pm

The Princess Cinema opened on 11th May 1931. :wink:

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby filsgreen » Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:28 am

That brings back memories of when I was on the cabs in the 80's, Joe. The call was ' The Prinny bingo for Coyle". Mrs Coyle was the mother of the lead singer of the Lotus Eaters, who would take great pride in telling you that, every time you picked her up. :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Mack » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:54 pm

Loved 'The Lotus Eaters' :D

FAB Liverpool band :)

'The First Picture of you'... The ultimate summer song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEE-Hl80fFk

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby BOBHAMO » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:39 am

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:59 pm

SEAPOINT HOUSE, BLUNDELLSANDS. :wink: :D

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:09 am

Bowersdale Park Seaforth Road, Seaforth. :wink: :D

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby filsgreen » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:11 am

Lovely park, Joe. I didn't know it had been that posh :(
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:04 am

Thanks for that Phil, do you remember St Thomas's church the other side Bowersdale Park? and it was very posh.
The money for building the church was put up by William Ewart Gladstone's father, John Gladstone in 1814. He looked to it to provide the kind of evangelical Anglicanism that he favoured. When this eventually turned out not to be the case, he and his family went to worship elsewhere. The building itself survived as a C of E church until 1976. It was demolished in 1990. :wink: :D :D

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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:21 am

It was also known as the blue church. :wink: :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby filsgreen » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:24 am

Yes, I remember the Blue church, Joe, it was opposite the Star of the Sea. :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby lynne99 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:27 am

What a beautiful building. Shame it was demolised, but that is progress.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:59 pm

Thanks for your kind comments, Phil and Lynne. :wink: :D :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:06 pm

Lancashire, Blundellsands, Old photo of the beach in the 1910's in the distance you can see a tower, most probably the New Brighton Tower. :wink: :D

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:18 pm

The No16 bus, at Seaforth Bus Terminus. :wink:

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby efc46 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:51 am

Great picture Joe the bus numbers we all used to know their routes 24 along stanley /knowsley road into the regents road terminus 23 went down strand road
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:45 am

Thanks, for that Davey, it's not my photo obviously but glad you liked it. :wink: :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:47 am

ATS girls and gun crews of 177 Heavy Battery rush to 'take post' at Fort Crosby near Liverpool. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940. :wink: :D

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby efc46 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:20 am

There was an Army training ground at Hightown not too far from there we cross a bridge to the army rifle range looking for bullets we would get chased off did not stop us going back there was also a ww2 mine on the beach there we used to throw at the mine hoping it would explode it must have been dead cos we would have been dead it was,nt
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Dan » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:01 am

The original Holy Ghost Church on Poulsom Drive Ford.

Used to try to count the number of perforations in the ceiling tiles.
Highest I got to was 4,580 then I gave up.


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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:49 pm

Thanks for your photo of the Holy Ghost Church Dan. :wink: :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:51 pm

The old station masters' house for Blundellsands and Crosby Railway Station. :wink: :D

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby BossHogg » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:21 am

Dan wrote:The original Holy Ghost Church on Poulsom Drive Ford.

Used to try to count the number of perforations in the ceiling tiles.
Highest I got to was 4,580 then I gave up.


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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:55 pm

Liverpool's Hornby Dock area. The former dock entrance is still visible, filled in during the 1980s. :D :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:52 am

Balliol house 1967 it was demolished about 8 years ago. :wink: :roll:
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