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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Dan » Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:43 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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The mosaic that used to hang behind the altar. It's now in the Metropolitan Cathedral.
I'll try and get a better copy sometime.

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:22 am

Stan Waters, café on the corner of Nelson Street and Regent Road Bootle. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:37 am

Not Bootle but not that far away. Paddy’s Market Scotty Road. :( :(


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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby efc46 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:18 am

I remember Paddy's Market very well I would go to school on a Monday wearing clothes from paddy;s market and the kids would say: Were did you get that coat from Rolo " My reply was always ' it was me cousins' Hard times would not swop em I most poor familys went to Paddy's market Luvly memory/davey
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby PeterR » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:21 am

Great Nosalgic pictures Joe Note the Boy looking for NEW shoes ! been there done that -I was 5th in our family and got the "Hand me downs" once I got a "New " pair o
:f shorts -They were just a hole surounded by a bit of worn out material = :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:04 am

Thanks for your replays and memories Davey and Peter. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:07 am

Paddy's Market(2) Market Scotty Road. :wink: :)

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby PeterR » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:41 am

Another Great picture Joe--Have You been up in someones cock loft? salt of the earth these ladies -even the dog looking for a coat ! :D :P
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:34 am

Thanks for your reply Peter, no I haven't been up in someone's cock-loft :lol: for years. :wink: :D
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:35 am

Mary Ellens Liverpool no date. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Susanq » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:42 pm

fatboyjoe90 wrote:The old Littlewoods building in the background.
St Mary’s Old Cemetery.
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Derby Road.
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Elm House, Derby Road,
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The Talbot Pub, And two men walking through the old graveyard
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I was born here. 1958. My family lived here from c1956 - 1977.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Dan » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:12 am

Couple of pictures from inside the Baxter Hoare building.

The building was used by Palmer Harvey Distribution,Baxter Hoare, Inspectorate Griffith, Microspec and now DDE Law.

Postal address for the building was 40-42 Derby Road, as if numbers mean anything on Derby Road.

The small unit between the Talbot and Campbell Street was SABRE Taxis HQ for a number of years.

Some, not very good, old pictures from inside the building ,about 1996.

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Elm House today

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The Talbot today.

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:09 am

Thanks for your comments Susang :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:11 am

Thanks for your photos looking back from the buildings that were posted from the opposite side of Derby Road, Dan. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:13 am

This photo is from Gerard Fagan’s, Inacityliving. :wink: :)
Orrell Lane Bridge 19.4.21

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Susanq » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:59 am

fatboyjoe90 wrote:Thanks for your comments Susang :wink: :)

You’re welcome, Joe. I discovered this site about a week ago. It’s proved to be a massive distraction. It’s amazing to read so many threads that mention people/places I remember. I left Bootle in 1977, and looking at some of the photo’s posted, it has changed enormously. Not always for the best.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:39 am

Thanks for comments Susang, when I first found the site it took me ages going through all the posts. Where did you move too yes theirs been loads of changes since 1977 and as you say some bad ones. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:45 am

Ash Street Mission Bootle 1905. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:22 pm

Sullivan's on Stanley Road Bootle. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:39 am

Lambeth Road Kirkdale 1970s
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:41 am

St Lawrence School Kirkdale. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:11 am

Stanley Road at the crossroads of Great Mersey Street 1950s. :wink: :)

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:15 am

Kirkdale Station, 1960s :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:19 am

Orrell Lane Bridge 26/8/1960. :D The photo below is posted with the kind permission of Gerard Fagan’s, Inacityliving. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby PeterR » Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:02 am

fatboyjoe90 wrote:Kirkdale Station, 1960s :wink: :)
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Orrell Park and Kirkdale stations ==I remember them well--We lived in Orrell Park when we were first married and when with our first babies we would load them into The "Pedigree Valiant" and on a Sunday off we would go to see Nanny who lived in Kirkdale--It was'nt bad getting the pram down the steps at Orrell Park Station but murder at Kirkdale -But the lads at both stations always gave us a hand with the pram . :D

On a tragic note -during the war blackout a smoke making truck crashed through the wall onto the railway lines at Kirkdale station and I believe two men in it were killed in the fire the happened---the last time I was there one could still see that the wall had been fixed (Corner of Marsh St and Hawthorne Rd)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:57 am

Thanks for sharing your memories Peter, you've got a remarkable memory if you don't mind me asking you, what is your age? :wink: :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:59 am

These photos below are posted with the kind permission of Gerard Fagan’s, Inacityliving. :wink:
Orrell Lane Bridge 1970s.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby PeterR » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:03 am

These latest pictures about the Railway Bridge and Orrell Lane / Moss lane do bring back vivid memories---Half way down towards Walton Vale on the left was Thompsons Funerals -I remember there being horse drawn hearses there (Just by the bus stop)---the shop for lease in Orrell Lane was WRIGHTS fruit and vegies--and of course above the chemist was the Orrell Park Ballroom --where I met My Wife- Ruth Marney was the singer on stage and it was a great place to go for a dance.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Invicta » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:10 am

More great pics Joe , keep them coming. Still hoping you find one of Syd’s shop on Strand Rd.
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:44 am

Invicta wrote:More great pics Joe , keep them coming. Still hoping you find one of Syd’s shop on Strand Rd.
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I have tried all sorts of sites for a photo of Moss Bros Ken, without success sorry. :wink:
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:46 am

Once again thanks for sharing your memories Peter. :wink: :)
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:46 am

Rawson Road, Seaforth, 1979. :)

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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Invicta » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:47 am

Cheers Joe, maybe one day. Janette is looking through the old pics but no joy. :wink: K
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby henry » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:43 pm

[quote="Invicta"]More great pics Joe , keep them coming. Still hoping you find one of Syd’s shop on Strand Rd.
Cheers Ken[/quote
Syd ,s shop what was that
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Re: Old photos of Bootle

Postby Matt » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:58 pm

Hi Ken and Henry.Are you talking about my mum's friend Syd Fischel the tailor?
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