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  • Empire Day by Valerie Benson

    I was born in the Dingle in 1946. We lived in Emerald Street off Cockburn Street (pronounced Cock - as in a male hen, not Co as in the port wine!!)....
  • Saturday visit to my Grandma's by Paul Whitby

    When I was a child my parents would take me every weekend to visit my respective grandparents in the Dingle, Liverpool.8.We would travel by bus from...
  • Eddie Bernard's Merchant Navy ID Photo by Chris Bernard

    This is my dad's ID card from 1953 (I was born 2 years later). My dad was 26 years old. The photo was taken in Buenos Aires - he was a second cook on ...
  • Robert Edwards: Singeing and Shampooing

    I had to raise my hand high in order to grasp the hand of my grandfather. I eased my way down the steps, placing the trailing foot on the same step as...
  • The Last Projectionist From Widnes

    Filmed for a small cinema in Widnes 2010
  • George Groves - Oscar Winning Liverpool University Alumni

    The Liverpool University graduate, who went on to become a three-time Oscar winner. George Groves was born on 13th December 1901 over his father's ba...
  • The Owl Patrol

    Even in wartime Liverpool, the war wasn't constantly with us. When summer came and there was no snow to play Gallant Defenders of Stalingrad, we had t...
  • Going to 'The Pictures'

    In the late Nineteen Forties and throughout the Fifties following on from the horrors of World War 11, going to 'The Pictures' was the main form of es...
  • Liverpool docks and the Mersey (1926)

    This scene features the ship 'Adriatic' whose previous captain was promoted from his post to become captain of the Titanic. This extract comes from C...
  • The Princess Cinema 1940s

    Became a Bingo Hall. Kirkdale Road Liverpool This photo is be kind permission of my brother in law John Dwyer Johns Story. My Dad was a projectioni...
  • An upbringing in Everton..more

    My Neighbourhood On the right hand corner of Desmond Street looking up towards St Benedict's Church was our local greengrocers. Although the entrance...
  • Life in a Factory - Ogdens 1949 to 1955

    Life in a Factory - Ogdens 1949 to 1955 - as told by Mary Yates (nee Palmer) Mam wanted me to leave school at 14, but they had just changed the rul...
  • Vincent Maloney (League of Welldoers) - Growing Up In Bootle

    Vince Maloney reminisces about growing up in post-war Bootle.
  • 1950s Liverpool

    I attended Liverpool Collegiate grammar school where I studied Latin and Greek (it was all Greek to me) and played that game with the funny shaped bal...
  • How my mum met my dad

    I've gotten to the age of 44 without knowing the story of how my mum and dad got together. Today I asked mum (Mary Louisa Yates-nee Palmer) and this i...
  • My Liverpool

    The following story was sent in by Jack Stamper. My Liverpool of which I remember starts during the mid thirties. When I was a young boy, I lived in ...
  • Bob Dylan in Liverpool 1965.

    It was a balmy Saturday evening in May, Nineteen Sixty Five. The craggy featured man in the long black coat and flat cap walked across the zebra cross...
  • Riot at the Regal

    RIOT AT THE REGAL. There was never anything to do in Liverpool on a Sunday night. Of course, it was 1939. 10 years before TV arrived there. Ther...
  • Bombed Out Church

    My favorite building in Liverpool is the the church that was bombed out. I love to go here on a Sunday afternoon - if the weather is nice and read poe...
  • Great Scousers - Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison was the Oscar winning actor born in Huyton in 1908. He was educated at Liverpool College and later served in the RAF during the Second Wo...

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